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350 Chicago · [email protected]
April 3, 2020 at 1:30 PM

*CORRECTION: April 2020 VIRTUAL Monthly Meeting with IL Youth Climate Strike team

Apologies!  We neglected to mention: the scheduled time for this virtual meeting is 10AM - 11AM CDT   Saturday, April 4, 2020. We look forward to seeing you online. Dear friend and climate advocate, We hope this note finds you and your loved ones healthy and doing well…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
April 2, 2020 at 1:30 PM

April 2020 VIRTUAL Monthly Meeting with IL Youth Climate Strike team

Dear friend and climate advocate, We hope this note finds you and your loved ones healthy and doing well. Please join us online this Saturday, April 4, 2020 for our very first virtual Monthly Meeting where we will be hosting the Illinois Youth Climate Strike team.  They will…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
March 31, 2020 at 4:00 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - March 31, 2020

Climate news, COVID-19, and how you can help 350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related March 31, 2020 Good morning! As we continue to live through the COVID-19 pandemic, new questions emerge over how optimistic we should be over its…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
March 17, 2020 at 4:00 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - March 17, 2020

The state of activism, clean energy and our new virtual meetings 350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related March 17, 2020 Good morning! This week read about some success stories on cleaner energy and the ongoing battle between clima…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
March 9, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Upcoming March Events: Film fest meetup and media discussion

Dear friend and climate advocate, We're constantly looking for new ways to connect, network, and foster conversation about climate-related issues facing our community. This month, we've got several exciting events that do just that! The One Earth Film Festival is taking Chic…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
March 3, 2020 at 5:00 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - March 3, 2020

A new blog post, global climate news, and a coal update 350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related March 3, 2020 Good morning! This month, read about stories of climate change from across the globe, and how coal continues its steady d…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
February 20, 2020 at 5:00 PM

Chicago Climate Emergency Resolution Passed!

Yesterday (Wed, Fed 19th), the Chicago City Council officially passed the Climate Emergency Resolution, declaring a "state of climate emergency" for the City of Chicago and calling for the creation of a climate mobilization initiative.  (Among other advocates, 350 Chicago'…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
February 18, 2020 at 5:00 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - Feb 17, 2020

350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your newsletter for all things climate-related. Feb 17, 2020 Good morning! This month, Trump continues on his campaign to promote fossil fuels even as conservatives begin bowing to pressures around climate change, though their efforts around clim…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
February 17, 2020 at 2:10 PM

UPDATE Re: Chicago City Council Vote on Climate Emergency - Wed, Feb 19, 2020

Please note a minor change and addenda to our earlier email about this Wednesday's Climate Emergency Resolution vote at City Hall: There will be no pre-meeting rally.  Instead, attendees should arrive directly at City Hall 2nd floor lobby no later than 9AM (Wed, Feb 19…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
February 15, 2020 at 10:55 PM

Bill McKibben in Chicago Feb 25th - 'Responses to Climate Change' panel discussion

Bill McKibben will be in Chicago!  For those of you who don't already know, Bill McKibben is the founder of 350.org, the global grassroots environmental organization dedicated to fighting climate change, of which 350 Chicago is a chapter.  Bill is also the author of severa…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
February 14, 2020 at 8:56 PM

Chicago City Council Vote on Climate Emergency - Wed, Feb 19, 2020

(Fred Faulkner / Flickr) Dear friend and climate advocate, Last Monday, the City Council Committee on Environmental Protection and Energy passed out of committee the Climate Emergency Resolution, declaring a "state of climate emergency" for the City of Chicago and…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
February 11, 2020 at 9:34 PM

RE: Petition: Divest state pension funds from fossil fuels

Dear friend, Did you see our email last month re: the coalition effort to press state government to divest state pension funds from fossil fuels?  If you haven't already signed the petition, sign today to help us with one more big push to get the message across to Governor P…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
February 7, 2020 at 4:32 PM

​Invitation to March 4th, 2020 Clean Energy Lobby Day in Springfield

Dear friend and climate advocate, 350 Chicago and many other organizations across Illinois have been working hard to promote the Illinois Clean Energy Jobs Act - CEJA (HB3624/SB2132).  This important piece of legislation, if passed, will decarbonize the state’s electricity se…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
February 4, 2020 at 5:00 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - Feb 4, 2020

350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your newsletter for all things climate-related. ~ Feb 4, 2020 Good morning! This week, Australians call on their government to account for its inaction on climate; the EU debates the European Green Deal, which aims for carbon neutrality by 2050…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
January 30, 2020 at 4:37 AM

Join us this Sat, Feb 1st as we host Zero Hour

Please join us this Saturday, February 1st for our regular monthly meeting when we will be hosting our friends from Zero Hour, a youth-led international movement for climate and environmental justice. Hear from Zero Hour's Director of Partnerships Devishi Jha about what th…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
January 25, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Petition: Divest state pension funds from fossil fuels

Dear friend and climate advocate, Nearly all public pension funds in the United States have investments in fossil fuel companies and are thus using tax dollars to support the powerful polluters causing the climate crisis. Aside from the obvious climate-related imp…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
January 16, 2020 at 8:47 PM

CHANGE OF DATE for Outreach Committee Meeting due to Women's March

Due to a conflict with this Saturday's Women's March Chicago 2020, the upcoming 350 Chicago Outreach Committee meeting has been rescheduled for Saturday, January 25th at 10AM at the Lincoln Belmont Branch of the Chicago Public Library (1659 W. Melrose Street). Please be sure …
350 Chicago · [email protected]
January 3, 2020 at 3:28 PM

Monthly Meeting TOMORROW - Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign

Hi all, This Saturday, for our monthly meeting, we’ll be discussing and giving updates on our divestment campaign. For the meeting, we’ll provide a summary of where we’re at and then discuss steps forward, so this’ll be a good opportunity to learn about ways you might be inv…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
December 21, 2019 at 10:26 PM

Beat back this week's FERC ruling - take action today to support CEJA

Dear 350 Supporters, The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) passed a disastrous new ruling last Thursday that in effect subsidizes dirty fuel suppliers and will force consumers to use electricity generated from fossil fuels, regardless of their wishes. The ne…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
December 3, 2019 at 7:37 PM

Monthly Meeting on Saturday - Rising Tide & Divestment

Hi all, Please join us for our next monthly meeting this coming Saturday, December 7th . We’ll be joined for this meeting by Rising Tide Chicago. Rising Tide is a network of groups and individuals that uses educational events, protests, creative activism, and direct action to…