Upcoming EventsDetails Below!

Wed., Jan. 24: Enbridge v. Dane County—Oral Argument Before the WI Court of Appeals
Wed., Jan. 31: Fossil Free Fast: The Climate Resistance
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Enbridge v. Dane County
Oral Argument Before the WI Court of Appeals
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

WE NEED YOU FOR TWO HOURS FROM 10:00 TO NOON ON JANUARY 24 TO SHOW THE COURT OF APPEALS THE PUBLIC CARES ABOUT ENBRIDGE’S TAR SANDS PIPELINE!

WHAT: Oral argument before the WI Court of Appeals in Enbridge v. Dane County
WHEN: 10:00 am, Wednesday, January 24, 2018arrive by 9:30 to get a seat!
WHERE: Supreme Court Hearing Room, 2nd floor—East Wing, State Capitol, Madison
BACKGROUND: http://bit.ly/2AVyX41

We encourage everyone to attend this very important hearing in the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. This is the next stage of our (Dane County’s) appeal against Enbridge Energy over the company’s refusal to provide pollution insurance pursuant to the Conditional Use Permit issued by Dane County. Attorney Patricia (P.K.) Hammel will be making this very important argument.

PLEASE ARRIVE BY 9:30 to make sure you can get a seat. We recommend dressing in low-key, respectful clothing (not t-shirts).

 It was the fact that we had more than 100 people at each zoning hearing that led to our victory with Dane County. Our presence on January 24 will show the court that there is a motivated, concerned, and organized citizenry.
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 Fossil Free Fast!
A Watch Party to Mobilize
Local Action to Protect Our Planet
Wednesday, January 31, 6:30–8:45

On January 31, the day after Trump’s first State of the Union, US climate movement leaders and community organizers will gather in Washington, DC, to share a plan to win in 2018 and beyond. Join us here in Madison to watch a livestream of the event. Let’s lay out plans to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels! Join us for Fossil Free Fast: The Climate Resistance!

The event will feature:

  • Senator Bernie Sanders
  • 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben
  • Rev. Lennox Yearwood from the Hip Hop Caucus
  • Jacqueline Patterson from the NAACP
  • Cherri Foytlin from BOLD Louisiana
  • Adriana Voss-Andreae from 350PDX
  • Varshini Prakash from the Sunrise Movement
  • Jessica Lorena Rangel from Eyes of a Dreamer
  • and many other exciting speakers and performances

These leaders will share stories on the urgency of the current political and climate crises and shine light on the path ahead to:

  • resist the Trump Administration’s attacks on climate,
  • build power toward the 2018 and 2020 elections, and
  • secure the lasting change we need through local action. 

Thousands of people will be at the event in Washington, DC, and all across the country, they’ll be joined by thousands more witnessing the event via livestream at watch parties like this one.

Following the livestream, we’ll share ideas for what we can do locally to reduce our communities’ dependence on fossil fuels.

WHAT: Fossil Free Fast: The Climate Resistance Watch Party
WHEN: Wednesday January 31, 2018, 6:30–8:45 pm
WHERE: Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N. High Point Rd., Madison
WHY: To get invigorated and organized for road ahead!
RVSP: https://www.facebook.com/events/176869199584732/
SPONSORED BY: 350 Madison Climate Action Team, 350.org

Wear a creative hat that represents something you want to protect and win a 350 T-shirt! 

“To Change Everything, We Need Everyone”
— Naomi Klein

Fossil Free US: How We Win from 350.org on Vimeo.

Tar Sands Campaign

The Tar Sands Campaign is fighting Enbridge tar sands pipelines in Wisconsin. Our aims are to block expansion of Line 61 and to halt plans for an adjacent Line 66. We support efforts led by those most impacted, including tribes, landowners, and affected community members.

Divestment Campaign

2016 was the hottest year on record. The Divestment Team focuses on convincing institutions that investments in fossil fuel are not only ethically and fiscally irresponsible, but are literally wrecking the planet we call home—all for profit. Banks are our current focus since without their support, dirty pipeline projects can't get funded.

Community Energy Campaign

The Community Energy Team is focused on taking action on and responsibility for our own fossil fuel use. We work to create and change policies that impact our energy use and nurture a culture of reducing energy use and using clean, renewable energy to reduce our carbon footprint.