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Light The Way: Faiths For Climate Justice 2015

Multiple faith communities met in solidarity over Pope Francis’ ecology encyclical, Laudato Si’, on the evening of September 24, 2015, for  the first of a two-part event called “Light the Way: Faiths for Climate Justice.” Organized by community volunteers, the event brought together about 100 people on the shores of Lake Mendota at James Madison (More...)

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Divest UW

Overpass Light Brigade350 Madison and the University of Wisconsin–Madison student group Climate Action 350 UW–Madison are working with campus fossil fuel divestment campaigns across the country to change the math of the climate crisis. We are calling on UW–Madison to divest from enterprises that extract, transport, process, or distribute fossil fuels. The primary purpose of (More...)

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Technical Documents

Campbell v. Enbridge: Landowners’ Reply Brief on Appeal (5/16/17) Enbridge v. Dane County: County’s Reply Brief on Appeal (5/15/17) Enbridge v. Dane County/Campbell v. Enbridge: Enbridge’s Response Brief on Appeal (4/28/17) Campbell v. Enbridge: Landowners’ Opening Brief on Appeal (3/29/17) Enbridge v. Dane County: County’s Opening Brief on Appeal (3/23/17) Transcript of Court’s Oral Ruling (More...)

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Environmental Impact

Environmental Impact Enbridge, a $40 billion Canadian company, wants to expand its pipeline network throughout the Midwest to transport tar sands from the Canadian boreal forests to the Gulf Coast, likely for export. Enbridge Line 61 travels through Wisconsin from Superior to Delavan (click here for map), then crosses the Illinois state line and continues south to (More...)

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Press Releases

350 Madison–Wide Rally Planned to Urge Wisconsin Senators to Reject Trump’s Cabinet Nominees, January 5, 2017 Tar Sands Decision by Minnesota Judge Vindicates Dane County’s Prescient Actions, April 24, 2018 Nebraska PSC Decision Victory for Keystone XL Opponents, 350 Madison Asserts, November 20, 2017 People​ ​Over​ ​Pipelines:​ ​Protecting​ ​our​ ​Homes​ ​and​ ​Water, October 12, 2017 (More...)

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Media Contacts

350 Madison Co-Coordinators Susan Millar Gail Nordheim Community Energy Don Ferber Divestment David Stanfield Tar Sands Mary Beth Elliott, PhD Peter Anderson   (More...)

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Community Energy

The Community Energy Campaign 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. The campaign has lots of ways you (More...)

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Divestment

“If it’s wrong to wreck the planet, it’s wrong to profit from that wreckage.” — Bill McKibben The 350 Madison Divestment Campaign is part of a global movement committed to defunding and delegitimizing the fossil fuel industry and encouraging investment in clean alternatives. The movement urges universities and colleges, local governments, religious organizations, retirement funds, (More...)

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Line 61 Map

Line 61 Map Directions For Citizen Use This map shows the Enbridge Tar Sands Pipelines. The north-south diagonal pipeline is Line 61, while the east-west line across the far north of the state is Line 5. The red stars represent oil spills of 1 barrel or more from 1986 through 2016; you can click on any (More...)

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Tar Sands

    Resistance to the fossil fuel industry is growing as never before. Standing Rock transfixed the world with its inspiring example of what can happen when people come together to protect land, water, and future generations. Climate deniers may be in power, but thousands of mayors, governors, tribal leaders, CEOs, and university presidents across (More...)

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