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  • Paul Munsen
    commented 2019-10-07 08:36:30 -0400
    Partnership Program Contact Request


    Please let us know who to contact regarding a possible member/subscriber benefit. partnership.

    Thank you!


    Warmly yours,

    Paul M. Munsen

    SUN OVENS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

    Web site: www.sunoven.com
  • Nicholas Ginex
    commented 2019-09-25 17:21:06 -0400
    Dear people dedicated to eliminating Climate Change,


    IMPORTANT!! Millions of people around the world have organized rallies to fight Climate Change. Yet, they are IGNORANT of two of the greatest technological discoveries of our era that will eliminate the threat of Climate Change and poverty. These millions of people NEED to be informed by reading Section 3.0 of http://www.nicholasginex.com/2018/04/15/everything-has-a-beginning-even-the-universe/


    You need to help educate and inform people world-wide that there is a solution that has NOT been disclosed but kept secret by the military and aerospace corporations in the United States.


    Also read the CONCLUSIONS of the paper.


    Let me know how I may help your cause further.


    Sincerely, Nicholas
  • Aamina Hussain
    commented 2019-09-23 10:40:39 -0400
  • Jan BenDor
    commented 2019-09-02 10:55:36 -0400
    Is any climate group in Michigan considering a petition drive to place a measure on the ballot? DTE is doing everything possible to deter customers from installing solar, etc., and the PSC won’t stop them. A ballot measure to establish “energy freedoms” would also help to drive pro-enviro turnout in 2020. I am a veteran of the 2014 Climate March in NYC and also an experienced leader of ballot proposal drives.
  • Paul Clements
    commented 2019-08-31 06:59:24 -0400
    The Kalamazoo Climate Crisis Coalition is organizing a Kalamazoo Climate Strike with a program from 3-6pm on September 20 at the Arcadia Festival Site.
  • Brielle Chalou
    commented 2019-08-26 17:07:26 -0400
  • Joseph Heringlake
    commented 2019-08-04 19:24:10 -0400
    I attempted to make another donation & the site would not accept.
  • Robert Hendren
    commented 2019-06-29 15:03:04 -0400
    The American Garden Party has the solutions. Embrace the liquid nitrogen economy. Ban Roundup. Shut down the nuke sites. Stopper the pipelines and abandon the grid. LN is a biocide and

    Energy Storage Solution. Universally abundant and bending. We have to hurry. There is a tipping point
  • Todd Bannon
    commented 2019-06-19 17:10:46 -0400
    We’re looking for workshop presenters and panelists for a youth conference on climate change on October 26th. Please contact us if you are interested.
  • Izzat Khapoya
    commented 2019-06-14 19:15:39 -0400
    I am a member of an environmental justice group, and we are looking for a speaker on the science of climate change. Can you help ? Thanks,

    Izzy
  • Sonya Haynes
    commented 2019-05-27 09:03:33 -0400
    What is being organized in support of the 21Youth suing the federal government over climate change – Juliana v US? They have an important court date June 4th and need support! The government has been doing all it can to stop them! There will be a livestream of the oral arguments June 4th. Please spread the word, organize a support statement or press conference, join the livestream…. Please support this brave youth!
  • Jeff Garner
    commented 2019-05-23 12:28:05 -0400
    I belong to the Huron Valley Indivisible group, a progressive grass roots organization. One of our concerns is climate change and the environment. We have approximately 300 members who are willing to call, write, and visit legislators to voice our concerns on many issues. We also write letters to the editors of local papers. Please contact me about how we can help. Thanks, Jeff
  • Nevaeh Keller
    commented 2019-05-10 14:39:42 -0400
    Hello,

    My name is Nevaeh and I am a student at Grand Blanc West Middle School. I’m in 8th grade and I am doing a research project on environmental impacts caused by humans. Part of my research requires me to connect with and talk to a person who is knowledgeable about my topic, and I thought of you! Would answering a few of my questions be something you might consider either on the phone or via email. If so, I have listed my questions below:


    Do you personally believe global warming is causing the differences in our ecosystem/atmosphere?

    If you don’t believe global warming is happening, what do you believe is happening?

    What changes are you progressively seeing that worry you the most? Why?

    If there is one thing humans could do to solve this problem, what do you suggest?

    What do you think will happen if we do nothing?

    Is there anything else you think I should know or use in my research project?


    Thank you for your time!
  • Dixon Dudderar
    commented 2019-04-16 16:10:16 -0400
    Are you guys following this project? NIMBYs might cause it to fail?

    http://www.summitlakewind.com/about-the-project/project-summary/

    https://savethehuronmountains.org/contact/
  • Charles Carpenter
    commented 2019-03-22 13:54:37 -0400
    Greetings,


    The League of Women Voters – Oakland Area is hosting an event that may be of interest to your members. We would be glad to welcome all. If possible, please promote this event on your website, facebook page, newsletter or other means.


    Below is some more information. Thank you for your consideration.


    Charlie Carpenter

    LWV-OA Program Committee


    Oil and Water Don’t Mix

    Tuesday, April 2, 7:00 to 8:30 PM

    Bloomfield Township Public Library

    1099 Lone Pine Rd (at Telegraph Rd), Bloomfield Township


    The League of Women Voters – Oakland Area will host Sean McBrearty, Coordinator, Oil and Water Don’t Mix. The event will be held at the Bloomfield Township Library Auditorium from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.


    Sean will speak about environmental concerns relating to the Enbridge Oil Company Line 5, the 655-mile-long pipeline which carries synthetic crude oil through Michigan. Of special concern is the damaged pipeline which has been submerged in the Straits of Mackinac since 1953 and is still in use today.


    Sean will also update the audience about the status of Governor Whitmer’s January 2, 2019 directive to Attorney General Nessel to investigate legislation passed during the lame duck session following the November election. The Governor’s directive authorizes investigation into whether the legislation, which approved construction of a Line 5 Tunnel under the Straits, complies with the state constitution.


    Finally, Sean will talk with the group about newly created volunteer opportunities with Clean Water Action in Oakland County.
  • Deb Mike
    commented 2019-03-21 14:57:43 -0400
    What volunteer opportunities are there for MiCAN or other climate change action organizations in Ann Arbor?
  • Ron Tschudy
    commented 2019-03-18 17:19:42 -0400
    I am using the three-minute public comments portion of our Antrim County Commissioners monthly meetings to say various things to them about climate change. My first brief comments asked them to consider themselves — in every action they take — part of the solution rather than just bystanders in this challenge, truly an all-hands-on-deck situation. They meet twice a month, and I plan to address them at least once a month. I believe either by their rules of procedure or just tradition, they do not immediately respond. If they are motivated to act, there are things a county commission can do vis-a-vis climate change.If you think this is a good idea to do in other counties, even if you do not have an in-county organization that can do this, you can probably find in most (many?) counties (and cities?) an individual who is as concerned as I am, willing to do a little research (you could probably help there), and willing to stick his/her neck out slightly. All they (we) need to be is informative, reasonably articulate, and persistent. By the way, it looks like our local newspaper (The Antrim Review) is going to publish my comments as letters-to-the-editor. What do you think?
  • Nicolas Bello
    commented 2019-03-17 01:20:06 -0400
    I really want to volunteer for this, I was think on maybe do something like get some flyers and go to a mall and explain to people about climate change, because they don’t really know how bad the climate change is being right now. Also let them know what changes, like easy and changes that they might be able to do on their daily life to help.
  • Rebekah Sale
    commented 2019-03-14 17:23:10 -0400
    I am writing to encourage all Michiganders to contact Senator Stabenow (email Debbie: https://www.stabenow.senate.gov/contact) to ask her to support new amendments to the Natural Gas Act that will help landowners facing pipelines.


    These simple and reasonable amendments would make the FERC process fairer for landowners by addressing things like notice, conditioned certificates and property appraisals used for eminent domain condemnation.


    Please contact me to get a copy of the amendments or go to https://www.abralliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Libertarian-group-eyes-eminent-domain-reform-on-Capitol-Hill-EE-News-Energywire-2-14-18.pdf for more information about the amendments written by our friends at the Libertarian Niskanen Center (who, unlike conservatives captured by the oil and gas industry, are willing to stand up for property rights). Their lobbyist is meeting with Senator Stabenow shortly so time is of the essence.


    I am happy to jump on the phone to explain more and would love it if you could help spread the message or lead me to others in Michigan whom I can contact. We are based in NY and have members all over the country (OR, PA, VA, NJ, GA, SC, TX) fighting pipelines but no one in Michigan.


    I would deeply appreciate any help you could give and am happy to offer the same to you and your state when needed.


    In solidarity,


    Rebekah


    Rebekah Sale

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    Executive Director

    Property Rights and Pipeline Center

    PropertyRightsandPipelineCenter.org

    O: 212-378-4099 C: 917-940-5421
  • Sarah
    commented 2019-03-14 00:46:36 -0400
    Hey I am trying to create a protest in Oakland County for the March 15th global climate strike and I need some help. I was hoping to host it at my university, but do not know how to get started.
  • Daniel Valley
    commented 2019-03-07 09:08:40 -0500
    Just for your information. Cadillac is having a Earth Day Activity on Sunday April 28th Time 1:00 – 4:00 hopefully in the new farmers market pavilion. We are trying to focus renewable energy and sustainability.
  • Jacci Storey
    commented 2019-02-27 17:03:36 -0500
    My students are creating a documentary on how humans interact with the environment. Is there a way to have a speaker come to my classroom so they could interview them for their project by chance? or do you have ideas on how I could have my students communicate with environmentalists? Thank you in advance.
  • Rachel Duckett
    commented 2019-02-19 20:06:06 -0500
    Hi!

    I’m a student writer at the Washtenaw Voice, a student run newspaper at Washtenaw Community College in Ypsilanti, Michigan.


    I’m currently writing an article about the extreme cold we’ve experienced this winter, and how it is a result of climate change. I was hoping I could get in contact with someone this week from your organization to talk about the various effects of climate change that we’re already seeing, and what we can expect to see in the future.


    Hope to hear from you soon,

    Rachel Duckett
  • Bob Kleinheksel
    commented 2019-02-18 10:31:20 -0500
  • Lisa Pasbjerg
    commented 2019-02-12 11:13:17 -0500
    I live in Flint, and want to get Flint more involved in preparing for climate change, especially as it rebuilds. Is there an organization specifically in Flint already working on this? If not, what can I do to get started? I have been doing a lot of research on transition cities around the world, and think there is some great data on creating transition cities in Michigan…
  • Jane Lean
    commented 2019-01-30 13:31:14 -0500
    Is LCV a member of your network?
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  • Sarah Slinkman
    commented 2019-01-26 11:14:14 -0500
    Hello! I tried to purchase a ticket for the summit but I may have made a donation instead. I received an email confirmation for a ticket so I just want to be sure that I did indeed purchase a ticket and was hoping you could check that out for me.

    Thank you,

    Sarah Slinkman
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    commented 2019-01-25 08:16:13 -0500

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