You’ll want to add these events to your calendar

Sept 11: Erb Speaker Series — Peter Sinclair ‘Communicating Climate Science in the Disinformation Era’ Sept 21: 350.org’s ‘Draw the Line’ event Sept 25: Climate Meet-Up featuring Partners for Transit Oct 3: Ecology Center fall dinner featuring James Hansen Erb Speaker Series:  Peter Sinclair ‘Communicating Climate Science in the Disinformation Era’

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

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Hear from an A2 student activist who was part of the campaign to remove palm oil from Girl Scout cookies!

Madison Vorva, left, and Rhiannon Tomtishen also took their campaign against the use of palm oil to the White House. Via http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/13/palm-oil-and-scout-cookies-the-battle-drags-on/

Did you know that in 2012, two high school juniors from Ann Arbor won the first-ever United Nations Forest Heroes Award for their campaign to remove Palm Oil from [...]

‘I Will #ActOnClimate’ Bus Tour: Coming to Michigan on Aug. 5th

When President Obama introduced his plan to address climate change, he said, “The question now is whether we will have the courage to act before it’s too late.  And how we answer will have a profound impact on the world that we leave behind not just to you, but to your children and to your [...]

Pledging resistance in the fight to protect the planet from climate change

Will you sign a Pledge of Resistance?

Rainforest Action Network, CREDO and The Other 98% are asking folks to commit - should it be necessary to stop Keystone XL — to engage in serious, dignified, peaceful civil disobedience that could get you arrested. So far more than 68,000 people have pledged to engage in civil disobedience and risk arrest if President Obama’s [...]

‘Oil and Water Don’t Mix!’ rally opposes expanding oil pipeline at Mackinac

More than 30 climate-change activists from Ann Arbor joined Bill McKibben and hundreds of others for a July 14 rally to bring attention to Enbridge Energy’s plans to expand the oil pipeline that runs under the Straits of Mackinac.

“Just like the Keystone XL Pipeline, this pipeline threatens efforts to build a renewable energy economy, [...]

350 Climate Action Training – And Summer Heat

This past weekend, the Ecology Center and Ann Arbor 350 hosted a leadership training with Justin Haaheim, a climate action training facilitator and coach. All weekend, 25 Southeast Michigan activists worked together to learn about leadership, story-telling, and building effective and inclusive organizations to advance the climate movement.

Justin Haaheim

We thank Justin for [...]

Speed Dating for Local Food: Slow Food Huron Valley hosts CSA Fair this Sunday

Slow Food Huron Valley is hosting the perfect event for the indecisive local eater this weekend: CSA speed dating.

Delicious bounty ready for you weekly

Many of you may be familiar with… speed dating, but CSAs?   CSAs or Community Supported Agriculture is a way to connect growers to eaters.  Physically, it [...]

Cleaning Up UMich’s Endowment: Divest & Invest Campaign

Divest Music Video! What: The first public informational meeting of the Divest & Invest Campaign at the University of Michigan – to divest all university money from fossil fuel stocks, funds, and direct and indirect investments. Who: The Divest & Invest Campaign is a student/faculty/community coalition of: Ann Arbor 350, Students for Clean Energy, [...]

Mark Your Calendars: Project Grow/Ann Arbor 350 Seed Swap on February 16th

Calling all current and soon-to-be seed enthusiasts!

Did you save more seeds than you could ever use? Did you perhaps go a bit mad at the end-of-year seed sales?

Then the Seed Swap is for you!

Come see what you can exchange your extras for with other gardeners! [...]

Cost breakdown for #ForwardonClimate

Updated Friday, January 25, 2013 The biggest environmental rally EVER is happening in D.C. on President’s Day weekend. You definitely want to be there. Even though this kind of thing is physically exhausting, it’s inspiring and way-past-due. Travel and transportation are definitely big carbon guzzlers, but this is Important. So we decided to do some [...]