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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…