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350 Chicago · [email protected]
December 2, 2020 at 2:00 PM

RF100 Collective Needs Your Input! Renewable Energy Survey for Chicago's Future!

Hello, Chicagoans. Want to have an impact on solving for the life-altering issues of climate change, environmental injustice, and public health? The Ready for 100 Chicago Collective, of which 350 Chicago is a member, is in the midst of crafting policy as a result of Chicago …
350 Chicago · [email protected]
November 25, 2020 at 2:00 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - November 25, 2020

350 CHICAGO NEWSLETTER Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related November 25, 2020 Good morning, friends and climate advocates. As the dust settles after the election, climate activists look ahead to the challenges and possibilities of a Biden p…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
November 21, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Tell Governor Pritzker: Ban Fracking in Illinois

When J.B. Pritzker ran for governor in Illinois, he ran on a platform of clean energy and said he opposed fracking.  350 Chicago is working in conjunction with Food & Water Watch and the Illinois Coalition Against Fracking to press Governor Pritzker to ban all fracking …
350 Chicago · [email protected]
November 16, 2020 at 6:00 PM

CEJA Virtual Letter Writing Party - Thu, Nov 19th & Fri, Nov 20th

The elections are over, which means our elected officials can now focus on passing legislation. Let's ensure they make passing the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) this year a top priority by writing them personal emails or letters. Join us for a virtual letter writing party!…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
November 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Join us Dec 5th for our Monthly Meeting, hosting Green Century Capital Management

Join us on Saturday, December 5th for our VIRTUAL monthly meeting when we will be hosting Gigi Norcross from Green Century Capital Management. Gigi will discuss sustainable investment, including investment funds free from fossil fuels and inclusive of renewable energy.  Sh…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
November 10, 2020 at 12:33 AM

This week's 'Week of Action' supporting the Clean Energy Jobs Act

After a year full of various climate catastrophes including widespread wildfires, an increased amount of hurricanes, an economic crisis, and a global pandemic, the need for clean energy legislation has never been more urgent. We have solutions available to us in Illinois…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
November 3, 2020 at 1:00 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - November 3, 2020

350 CHICAGO NEWSLETTER Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related November 3, 2020 Happy Election Day! In this issue, a look at election outcome possibilities, how more conservative courts and newly appointed Supreme Court Justice Barrett could aff…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
October 29, 2020 at 11:00 PM

5 Days Until Election Day

Hello, Friends. Just 5 days until Election Day.  Hopefully, all of you have a plan for voting or have already cast your vote. If not, have a look a what our friend Rebecca Solnit at Oil Change International has to say about voting. We couldn’t agree more. Then, please…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
October 28, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Virtual Lobby Day for CEJA - Thu, Nov 12th, 2020

With the high stakes of the impending election and Illinois facing a record spike in COVID-19 cases, it's more important than ever to stand up and demand climate justice and equity. Join 350 Chicago and its coalition partners for a Virtual Lobby Day on November 12th to adv…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
October 26, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Join us Nov 7th for our Monthly Meeting, with Collective Resource Compost

For our November VIRTUAL monthly meeting, we will be hosting Mary Beth Schaye, a zero waste consultant from Collective Resource Compost. We will learn about composting, its effect on the environment and GHG emissions, the difference between at-home and industrial compostin…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
October 21, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Two virtual events this week: "Beyond Climate" and "Getting Around Carbon..."

Good morning, climate advocates. We would like to share these two virtual event opportunities with you, debuting later this week. Hope to see you there.  –  Team 350 Chicago THU OCT 22, 2020 - 6:30-7:30PM CT "Getting Around Carbon: New Looks at Transportation O…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
October 13, 2020 at 1:00 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - October 13, 2020

350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related October 13th, 2020 Good morning friends and climate advocates, A major push to hold fossil fuel companies to climate pledges and hold them to account is underway, alongside a fl…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
September 29, 2020 at 1:00 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - September 29, 2020

350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related September 29th, 2020 Good morning friends and climate advocates, Major movements in the political realm over the next few weeks will determine the course of the U.S. response on…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
September 25, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Join us Oct 3rd as we welcome Aaron Hughes - Justseeds Artists' Cooperative

A Justseeds banner build session Please join us on Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 at 10AM CT for our (virtual) monthly meeting when we will be hosting Aaron Hughes, an artist, activist, organizer, teacher, and Iraq War veteran based in Chicago, to discuss the intersection betwe…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
September 15, 2020 at 4:01 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - September 15, 2020

350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related September 15th, 2020 Good morning friends and climate advocates, The current fires in California are taking center stage as many other parts of the world, including the Arctic C…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
September 13, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Ready for 100 'Power Up' series starts Mon, Sept 14th

On September 14th, please join 350 Chicago, the Sierra Club, and all our partners in the Ready for 100 Chicago Collective for the first session of the Collective's online Power Up series. Together with your voice, the Ready for 100 Chicago Collective wants to build the framew…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
September 11, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Join us tomorrow Sat Sept 12! - Movie discussion & ZE day 2020 demo

Friends of 350 Chicago, We're looking forward to having you join us (virtually) tomorrow morning Saturday, Sept 12th for our September Monthly Meeting as we share two great opportunities... First, an engaging discussion of the new film "Seasons of Change on Henry's Farm", w…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
September 7, 2020 at 12:00 PM

This Labor Day, support workers by supporting CEJA

Dear friend and climate advocate, Happy Labor Day. Labor Day was founded in the late 19th century as a way to pay tribute to the significant social and economic achievements fueled by our nation's workers.  Now more than ever before, we need forward thinking and unbiased …
350 Chicago · [email protected]
September 1, 2020 at 2:00 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - September 1, 2020

350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related September 1st, 2020 Good morning friends and climate advocates, In national news, fossil fuels take center stage in the environmental justice discourse as the election looms.  Also,…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
August 27, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Environmental justice for Little Village - Take action against Target and Exchange 55

Dear friend and climate advocate, In June, the 350 Chicago team posted a statement in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and expressing our support for environmental justice. Minority and low-income communities bear the brunt of climate change and suffer most di…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
August 22, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Sept 2020 Monthly Meeting (virtual) with movie discussion: "Seasons of Change on Henry's Farm"

Please join us on Saturday, September 12th, 2020 at 10AM CT for our (virtual) monthly meeting when we will be hosting Chicago filmmaker Ines Sommer and co-producer Terra Brockman for a movie discussion of the new film "Seasons of Change on Henry's Farm". We encourage y…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
August 18, 2020 at 3:00 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - August 18, 2020

350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related August 18, 2020 Good morning friends and climate advocates, Kamala Harris joins the Democratic ticket while Trump continues to roll back environmental regulations. Coal power’s decl…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
August 4, 2020 at 4:01 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - August 4, 2020

350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related August 4, 2020 Good morning friends and climate advocates, New developments within the climate science field have a major impact on what climate models tell us about future global warming…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
July 21, 2020 at 5:00 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - July 21, 2020

Biden's climate plan, new 350 Chicago blog post + more 350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related July 21, 2020 Good morning friends and climate advocates, Biden goes big in his efforts to push an environmental platform, while the…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
July 7, 2020 at 4:01 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - July 7, 2020

Two major wins against pipeline projects 350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related July 7, 2020 Good morning friends and climate advocates, This newsletter shares the details of two major victories in the fight against pipeline …
350 Chicago · [email protected]
June 23, 2020 at 4:02 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - June 23, 2020

#StopAdani + What are Republicans up to? 350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related June 23, 2020 Good morning friends and climate advocates, Elections are just four months away, and there is so much to be done. The Adani Group co…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
June 20, 2020 at 1:00 PM

350 Chicago July 2020 VIRTUAL Monthly Meeting - hosting Appleseed Capital

Dear friend and climate advocate, Please join us on July 11th when we will be hosting our friends from Pekin Hardy Strauss / Appleseed Capital, a Chicago-based Certified B Corporation focused on Sustainable Investing.  Pekin Hardy Strauss / Appleseed Capital helps investor…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
June 16, 2020 at 4:33 PM

Tell the ICC: No double-capacity expansion of DAPL

Dear friend and climate advocate, In a matter of days, the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) will be voting on whether to allow the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) capacity-doubling expansion project to move forward. We support the broad coalition of environmental a…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
June 11, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Action items & recording - June 2020 Monthly Meeting

Thank you to all who attended last Saturday's monthly meeting. We spent the first hour of the meeting reflecting on the Black Lives Matter movement as well as brainstorming on actions 350 Chicago can take to be an ally in this movement and an ally to environmental just…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
June 9, 2020 at 4:02 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - June 9, 2020

In solidarity with BLM + the rise of renewable energy 350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related June 9, 2020 Good morning 350 Chicago, On June 2nd, we issued a statement standing in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
June 5, 2020 at 1:02 AM

RE: June 2020 Monthly Meeting - in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

In light of recent events and in solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter, we're changing the format of this Saturday's monthly meeting.  We'll start with 45 minutes of reflection and brainstorming about how our movement can support the fight for #RacialJustice. Following that, …
350 Chicago · [email protected]
June 2, 2020 at 9:10 PM

In solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Dear Volunteers and Friends of 350 Chicago, The mission of 350 Chicago is to advocate for a sustainable and equitable future for ourselves and future generations through divestment from fossil fuels, a just transition to renewable energy, and an end to new fossil fuel p…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
May 26, 2020 at 4:01 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - May 26, 2020

Election matters + 350 Chicago announcements 350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related May 26, 2020 Good morning 350 Chicago! We are grateful for your constant support. Remember there are actions we can all take to tackle climate …
350 Chicago · [email protected]
May 23, 2020 at 1:00 PM

350 Chicago June 2020 VIRTUAL Monthly Meeting - hosting Beam Project

Dear friend and climate advocate, Please join us on June 6th when we will be hosting the team from Beam Project, a non-profit that empowers everyday people to donate to early-stage clean energy startups.  The Beam Project team will provide a presentation about their missio…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
May 18, 2020 at 5:00 PM

Your support for a clean energy recovery through CEJA

Dear friend and climate advocate, The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust Illinois families and businesses into a public health and economic crisis, spotlighting the cost of failing to plan ahead for global threats. As we emerge from this crisis, we must mount a bold recovery eff…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
May 12, 2020 at 4:00 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - May 12, 2020

Election matters + 350 Chicago announcements 350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related May 12, 2020 Good morning, 350 Chicago! We’ll be continuing our Elections Matter segment, along with a couple of new 350 Chicago announcements …
350 Chicago · [email protected]
May 1, 2020 at 9:00 PM

A note regarding "Planet of the Humans"

Dear Volunteers and Friends of 350 Chicago, As always, the mission of 350 Chicago is to advocate for solutions to the climate crisis through fossil fuel divestment, a just transition to 100% renewable energy, and halting the construction of new fossil fuel infrastructure…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
April 28, 2020 at 4:00 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - April 28, 2020

Election matters + what you can do now 350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related April 28, 2020 Good morning 350 Chicago! In today's letter we’ll be continuing our Elections Matter segment and providing resources from the climate …
350 Chicago · [email protected]
April 22, 2020 at 8:15 PM

This Earth Day, Support Renewable Energy - **LINK CORRECTION**

A correction to the podcast links in our earlier message: Tonight's Hero Power Climate Pod podcast will be live streamed at 5PM CDT via The Climate Pod's Facebook Page. If you want to catch the podcast recording at a later date, you can find it in The Climate Pod podcast …
350 Chicago · [email protected]
April 22, 2020 at 6:31 PM

This Earth Day, Support Renewable Energy

Today, we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, the birth of the modern environmental movement that gave a voice to public consciousness about the state of our planet.  We hope that you will join us and others today, and every day, in making conscious choices to help…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
April 20, 2020 at 8:01 PM

Celebrate Earth Week with 350 Chicago + allies

Dear friend and climate advocate, Looking for ways to celebrate the 50th anniversary of #EarthDay 🌎 this week? We have some ideas for you. 350 Chicago and many of our local ally organizations are putting on a variety of virtual events, from speakers to workshops to direct…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
April 19, 2020 at 11:00 PM

350 Chicago May 2020 VIRTUAL Monthly Meeting - hosting Hero Power

Dear friend and climate advocate, Please join us this month when we will be hosting our friends from Hero Power, a Green-e Certified retail electricity supplier of 100% renewable electricity.  The Hero Power team will give a presentation about their organization along wi…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
April 14, 2020 at 4:00 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - April 14, 2020

COVID-19 and climate change + what you can do now 350 CHICAGO Newsletter Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related April 14, 2020 A Note from the 350 Chicago Team During this current COVID-19 pandemic, 350 Chicago would like to express our deepest appr…
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'…