Building Electrification: Climate, Health, Equity

Resources and Organizations

The resources below and the downloadable list are constantly evolving as we learn about new resources. There are many wonderful organizations working on building decarbonization and related issues. If you would like to suggest a resource to be added here, please email info@sfbaypsr.org.

THANK YOU SF Bay PSR Interns Alma Hernandez for work on resources and community survey; Lilah Blalock for the infographics series; and Jasmine Campos for the Gas Stove Pollution Fact Sheet! Thank you to the team at National PSR and the Energy Foundation for all their support!

RESOURCE LIST: CLICK HERE to download a list of 100 plus building electrification and health harms of gas appliances resources.

SF Bay PSR TALKING POINTS: Building Electrification Public Testimony Key Points

Scientific American: California is Closing the Door to Gas in New Homes

Earth Justice, SF Bay PSR, Climate Health Now: Amicus brief filed in the 9th Circuit supporting Berkeley’s ordinance on new gas hookups, and spelling out the public health dangers of gas appliance use. Filed by Earth Justice with help from SF Bay PSR and Climate Health Now.

California Environmental Justice Alliance on California’s 2022 Climate Action (Scoping) Plan

California Air Resources Board (CARB): Building Decarbonization

EVENTS

WATCH HERE our 2022 event, Building Electrification: Climate, Health, Equity, broadcast on April 27, 2022, a two-hour special on the health harms of gas appliances and the benefits of electric homes to health and the environment, featuring Emma Hines of RMI; Jessica Guadalupe Tovar of Local Clean Energy Alliance; Krystal Pollitt of Environmental Health Sciences at Yale; and Zach Williams of PSR National

WATCH HERE our 2021 event, Electrification of Buildings: Climate, Health, Justice, broadcast on April 28, 2021, featuring Diane Bailey of Menlo Spark; Brady Seals of RMI’s Carbon-Free Buildings program; and Antonio Díaz of PODER—People Organizing to Demand Economic and Environmental Right.