Michigan cities’ climate plans count on voluntary building efficiency upgrades

Detroit and Grand Rapids each see building efficiency improvements as a key element of meeting emissions goals.

Q&A: Michigan lawmaker envisions state as an electric vehicle leader

“It’s as pivotal a moment as when we went from horses to cars,” says first-term state Sen. Mallory McMorrow.  

Michigan appointments add clean energy expertise to utility board

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s additions to the Public Service Commission include two former clean energy advocates.  

MiCAN Responds to Jay Inslee Statement about Line 5 Oil Pipeline

Today Democratic presidential candidate and Washington Governor Jay Inslee issued a statement calling for decommissioning the Line 5 oil pipeline, saying Line 5 and the proposed oil tunnel…

Climate Leaders Praise Attorney General Dana Nessel for Legal Action to Shut Down Line 5

MiCAN has been advocating for this action along with thousands of Michigan citizens, organizations, and Michigan Tribes.

Petoskey Passes Goal for Community-Wide 100% Clean Energy by 2035

Michigan’s Second City to Commit 100% Renewables, Most Ambitious Goal in State

MiCAN Statement on UP Energy Task Force

Governor Whitmer's Executive Order creating a UP Energy Task Force shows she's ready to take steps to decommission Line 5.

National Climate Leaders Call Out Gov. Whitmer on Line 5 Tunnel Proposal

Author Bill McKibben says a tunnel deal with Enbridge would undermine the governor’s legacy as a climate and environmental champion.

MiCAN Petition to Stop the "Tunnel to Oblivion"

MiCAN recently launched a petition in response to Governor Whitmer negotiating a deal with Enbridge to build a tar sands tunnel through Michigan.

Michigan revisits policy that limits solar development on farmland

A task force is examining whether participants in a farmland preservation program should be allowed to add solar panels.  


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