Commentary: Distributed energy plays a critical role in Michigan’s carbon-neutral goal

A new presidential administration in 2021 will change the policy landscape for states that are working toward realizing ambitious carbon neutrality goals.

Commission Orders Judge to Reconsider Exclusion of Climate Change in Enbridge Line 5 Case in Light of Gov. Whitmer’s Line 5 Shutdown Order

Reacting to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s order to shut down the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline, the Michigan Public Service Commission today ordered that Administrative Law Judge Dennis Mack re-hear…

A Year for Climate Action in Michigan

2020 has been a year like no other. In the midst of the pandemic and the election that have dominated the news and our lives in so many…

Michigan task force makeup suggests the future of transportation is still cars

Environmental and public transit advocates are dismayed by their exclusion from a new council charged with shaping a vision for “future mobility” in the state.

Five Reasons the State Must Consider Climate in the Oil Tunnel Decision

By Margrethe Kearney and Kate Madigan - Enbridge is attempting to permit and build a tunnel under the Great Lakes to relocate its aging Line 5 oil and…

Michigan can’t wait until 2050 to reach zero emissions, environmentalists say

A letter signed by representatives of 40 organizations says the state needs an accelerated timeline for phasing out carbon emissions.

Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order Makes Michigan National Climate Leader

LANSING, MI—"With the stroke of her pen, Governor Whitmer’s climate executive order today makes Michigan a national leader on climate change, and marks a turning point in our…

We no longer have the luxury of viewing climate change as belief

This piece by Kate Madigan, Director of Michigan Climate Action Network, ran as a guest commentary in Bridge. Do you believe in fireflies? Kind of a silly question,…

Clean energy programs can help address some racial disparities, advocates say

Programs should recognize realities faced by Black Americans and other minorities, advocates add.

MiCAN and ELPC Intervene to Oppose Enbridge Line 5 Tunnel

Environmental Groups File Petition to Intervene in front of Michigan Public Service Commission in Opposition to Enbridge’s Application to Build Line 5 Tunnel & Pipeline. Groups Assert Tunnel…


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