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September 1, 2021 at 11:35 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - September 1, 2021

350 CHICAGO Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related September 1, 2021 Greetings, friends and climate advocates! Help 350 Chicago take action and participate in upcoming events! For more information on any of the below, contact [email protected]: Get involve…
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June 25, 2021 at 12:34 PM

July 2nd Rally for The Earth Bill!

John, 350 Chicago has been working with the Climate Crisis Policy Group to pass meaningful, thorough legislation at the national level that addresses the climate crisis with the urgency that is needed! Two ways in which we are doing this: 1. Asking national representatives to c…
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June 14, 2021 at 4:50 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - June 12, 2021

350 CHICAGO Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related June 14, 2021 Good morning, friends and climate advocates! 350 Chicago is seeking interested individuals to help our organization grow by serving on the Board of Directors. If you are passionate about climate …
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June 11, 2021 at 11:47 AM

Petition Drop to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies!

John, At 350 Chicago, working to end the fossil fuel era is our primary mission. Which is why we think ending fossil fuel subsidies is a critical measure to accelerate the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.  Every year, the federal government gives $15 billion in direc…
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June 10, 2021 at 4:22 PM

Our pensions shouldn’t fund climate chaos

John Pension funds are the world’s largest asset owners and among the biggest investors in fossil fuels. If you add the numbers up, we are looking at hundreds of billions of dollars in public funds that are used to finance climate destruction. All across North America, campaigns push…
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June 4, 2021 at 1:24 AM

Call for Volunteers!

Dear 350 Chicago supporters, We hope you are all doing well and starting to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Here at 350 Chicago, we are looking to expand our work now that things are opening up again. Additionally, some very active volunteers are transitioning from their roles…
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May 26, 2021 at 6:41 PM

Call to Action on Thu, May 27 - CEJA Decarbonization Action Hour

Legislators in Springfield are currently working on an energy bill. In the bill, they should include a goal of 100% carbon-free electricity by 2030, which is contained in the proposed Clean Energy Jobs Act. Climate science tells us that we must dramatically scale back emissions by …
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May 14, 2021 at 6:34 PM

Take Action on Clean Energy Jobs Act

Dear friends, readers, and fellow climate advocates, Governor Pritzker announced on April 29 his own proposed legislation that addresses renewable energy and climate change, in addition to consumer protections. While we at 350 Chicago are pleased with some aspects of Pritzker’s Co…
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May 13, 2021 at 9:09 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - May 13, 2021

350 CHICAGO Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related May 13, 2021 Dear friends, readers, and fellow climate advocates, 350 Chicago is seeking interested individuals to help our organization grow by serving on the Board of Directors. If you are passionate about c…
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April 29, 2021 at 7:03 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - April 29, 2021

350 CHICAGO Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related April 29, 2021 Dear friends, readers, and fellow climate advocates, Check out events this Friday and Saturday led by 350 Chicago members. Residents of Chicago’s South Side continue the fight for clean air and…
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April 21, 2021 at 4:30 PM

Earth Day Trivia Night

Hello friends of 350 Chicago, Tomorrow is 350 Chicago’s inaugural Earth Day Trivia Night fundraiser hosted on April 22nd over Zoom! It’s not too late to join in the fun or start studying up to win some prizes. Buy tickets here! Individual admission: $20 Household admission: $40 Spe…
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April 15, 2021 at 5:01 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - April 15, 2021

350 CHICAGO Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related April 15 2021 Dear friends, readers, and fellow climate advocates, Stay updated on new updates from CEJA and join in on 350 Chicago’s newest slew of events (see below for more details)! - The 350 Chicago Team…
350 Chicago · [email protected]
April 8, 2021 at 7:00 PM

Earth Day Trivia Night

Hello friends of 350 Chicago, We are just 2 weeks away from 350 Chicago’s inaugural Earth Day Trivia Night fundraiser set for April 22 on Zoom! Individual admission: $20 Household admission: $40 Buy Tickets Here! Spend an exciting evening with friends and family guessing question…
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April 6, 2021 at 4:30 PM

CEJA Forum, CEJA Witness Slip, Monthly Meeting, and Community Solar

Hello friends & climate advocates, We wanted to remind you of 4 important events that 350 Chicago will be holding in the next 2 weeks: 1. CEJA Forum Webinar on Thursday April 8 2. Submit a CEJA Witness Slip prior to Thursday April 8 3. Monthly Meeting - Greenline Homes o…
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April 1, 2021 at 12:32 AM

350 Chicago Newsletter - March 31, 2021

350 CHICAGO Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related March 31, 2021 Dear friends, readers, and fellow climate advocates, 350 Chicago advocates for fairness and equity for all races, sexual orientations, and creeds and for the needs of future generations to live …
350 Chicago · [email protected]
March 30, 2021 at 5:09 AM

Earth Day Trivia Night

Hello friends of 350 Chicago, 350 Chicago is hosting an Earth Day Trivia Night set for April 22nd on Zoom! Spend an exciting evening with friends and family guessing questions and winning prizes. Tickets are available for individuals and households with the top winning individuals …
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March 25, 2021 at 9:30 PM

CEJA Action Hour with Sunrise Movement and IL Green Party on March 27

Dear Readers, In the 350 Chicago Newsletter sent on March 19, there was a typo in the stated start time for the CEJA Action Hour event on March 27. The correct start time is 1:00pm CST. (Not 12:00pm as stated in the Newsletter.) We are sorry for any confusion that may have caused. …
350 Chicago · [email protected]
March 22, 2021 at 5:04 AM

Clean Energy Jobs Act for Illinois Forum Email

Subject: Clean Energy Jobs Act for Illinois Forum Email 3 CEJA Forum Hello fellow climate and environmental activists, We are three weeks away from the Clean Energy Jobs Act forum! 350 Chicago is encouraging activists across the environmental movement to register here to attend the …
350 Chicago · [email protected]
March 19, 2021 at 3:00 PM

350 Chicago Newsletter - March 18, 2021

350 CHICAGO Your bi-weekly newsletter for all things climate-related March 19, 2021 To our friends and fellow climate advocates, 350 Chicago will be hosting a moderated forum on the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) on April 8, 2021. To learn more about the CEJA Forum, please see th…
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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 unan…
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 presi…
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 proj…
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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! Two…
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.  She wi…
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 to …
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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 affect …
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 be …
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 advocat…
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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 composting, w…
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 Optio…
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 flurry…
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 cli…
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 between a…
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 Circl…
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 framework …
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", with …
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 legi…
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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, det…
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 direct…
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 you t…
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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 decline …
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, pl…
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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 cur…
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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 proj…
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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 contin…
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 investors al…
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 allie…
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 justice …
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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 aga…
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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, we'l…