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

Programs should recognize realities faced by Black Americans and other minorities, advocates add.
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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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Statement: MiCAN Applauds AG Nessel's Strong Action on Line 5

Statement by MiCAN Director Kate Madigan on Attorney General Nessel’s Legal Action to Shut Down Line 5
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Environmental, health groups demand urgent action to prevent further climate change-related health issues

Research links climate change to premature babies
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Commentary: Michigan green tariff expansion could define future of renewable procurement

Last year was the biggest year yet for corporate procurement of renewable energy. Companies of a variety of sizes are signing contracts with wind and solar projects to…
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We Need to Do More

This week thousands of people are taking to the streets in response to the recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many other unarmed…
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MiCAN's Comment on the Draft U.P. Energy Task Force Propane Supply Report

The following is a public comment made by Michigan Climate Action Network Director Kate Madigan on the recent U.P. Energy Task Force Draft Report and Recommendations on Propane…
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