Film & Discussion: The Human Element

We are excited to host a free screening of the new climate film, The Human Element on Wednesday, May 22. We hope you can join us! Date: Wednesday, May 22 Time: 7 – 9 pm Location: The New Center (1100 N. Main St., Ann Arbor) Description: In an arresting new documentary from the producers of RACING …

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Ann Arbor Earth Day Festival – 2019

We had a table at one of our favorite events of the year recently, the Earth Day Festival at the Leslie Science Center.  This is an opportunity for us to reach out to youngsters – budding young climate activists, we hope! – as well as to tell their parents about the work that we do.  …

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Paris to Pittsburgh

Ann Arbor CCL partnered with friends from the Washtenaw Chapter of The Climate Reality Project to host a public screening of the documentary “Paris to Pittsburgh” on March 10, 2019.  Over 40 community members, including several members of the Ann Arbor City Council, enjoyed snacks, the movie, and a presentation on carbon fee and dividend …

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On the Road for Climate Action

Ann Arbor CCL was excited to host a presentation by visiting climate activists Shahir Masri, a University of California-Irvine air pollution scientist and author, and Athina Simolaris, a teacher.  A year ago, Shahir and Athina decided they would pause their careers for one year (forgoing both pay and career growth) to dedicate themselves to climate …

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4th of July Parade

What better way to fight the extreme heat on the 4th of July than advocating for action on climate change?! Ann Arbor CCL volunteers marched in the Ann Arbor Jaycees 4th of July Parade through downtown Ann Arbor to share our message that we have a great solution to put us on the path to …

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Ann Arbor Earth Day Festival – 2018

We had a great time at the Earth Day Festival at the Leslie Science Center on Sunday, April 22.  We caught a break from the weather gods, and turnout was quite good.  There were a lot of organizations represented, and we got as much foot traffic as the others.  We gave the kids a chance …

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Call Congress November 8

On Tuesday, November 14, 500+ CCL volunteers from all across the U.S. will be on Capitol Hill asking Congress to support Carbon Fee and Dividend legislation, a simple, fair and effective national policy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. YOU can help amplify our message and demonstrate that the public wants #ClimateAction by calling Congress on …

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UM Art Students Create Climate Change Posters

In Winter 2017, University of Michigan students in Catherine VanVoorhis’ Drawing II class viewed the film, Before the Flood, a documentary produced and narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio. In this film, DiCaprio travels to five continents and the Arctic to witness climate change firsthand. The students then did further research about an issue that is featured …

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Ann Arbor City Council Unanimously Supports Carbon Fee Dividend Legislation

Tom Stedman During their meeting on August 21st, 2017 the Ann Arbor City Council unanimously passed a resolution supporting carbon fee and dividend (CFD) legislation. The passing of this resolution represents positive momentum for Citizen’s Climate Lobby whose primary goal is to pass CFD legislation on a federal level. It is also representative of the …

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