350 Chicago

350 Chicago works to inspire Chicagoans to take on the challenge of climate change.  We  envision a future without fossil fuels to preserve a healthy, livable planet.  Part of a global movement, we take action locally based on climate issues important to Chicago and the Midwest.  We share a passion for the environment and seek to connect and build a community of like-minded groups in the Chicago area.

Deep Decarbonization: An Evening with Professor George Crabtree

Join 350 Chicago and the DePaul University Institute for Nature and Culture for an evening of discussion on Deep Decarbonization with Professor George Crabtree. This is a free event that is open to students and the public, however RSVPs are greatly appreciated so that we can have an idea of a head count. Professor Crabtree (More...)

An Evening with Naomi Klein @ Music Box Theater – Oct 2, 2019

This Wednesday night, come out and hear from one of the strongest voices of the environmental movement. Social activist, filmmaker, and bestselling author Naomi Klein will be discussing her new book ON FIRE: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal with 33rd Ward Alderman Rossana Rodriguez at the Music Box Theater. On Fire shows (More...)

‘Paris to Pittsburgh’ – Film and Discussion, June 7th, 2019 @ 7PM

350 Chicago presents “Paris to Pittsburgh” A film by National Geographic exploring the moral, spiritual, and economic necessity of fighting the climate crisis. ‘Paris to Pittsburgh’ celebrates how Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change. And as the weather grows more deadly and destructive, they aren’t waiting on Washington (More...)

June Monthly Meeting: The Climate Reality Project

The INCONVENIENT CLIMATE CRISIS     Please join us Saturday, June 1st for a discussion and presentation by Chicagoan Cynthia Linton of The Climate Reality Project. Trained by Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project team, Cynthia will provide an updated version of Al Gore’s presentation, with an emphasis on local climate impacts and climate solutions in (More...)

May Monthly Meeting in McKinley Park!

Join us May 11th for our monthly jointly hosted by 350 Chicago and Neighbors for Environmental Justice. N4EJ is a McKinley Park-based grassroots group formed last year in response to residents’ concerns regarding the new MAT Asphalt plant there. Specifically, McKinley Park Residents have been worried about particulate matter being released into the air from (More...)

Youth Climate Strike Illinois is a success!

  A recap of the March 15th, 2019 Youth Climate Strike in Chicago by Aiden Lane, student activist and 350 Chicago member   On Friday, March 15th, over 1.5 million students across 2000+ cities in 125 countries protested for the environment instead of going to school. The school strikes, as they are called, were started (More...)

‘THE HUMAN ELEMENT’ – Film and Discussion, April 19th, 2019 @ 7PM

350 Chicago is proud to partner with Uri-Eichen Gallery in the screening of “The Human Element” This film by James Balog examines the role human activity has played in altering the natural world, and the changing ways in which we, in turn, are being affected by it. It features often-overlooked victims of climate change through (More...)

Thank you for attending the Green New Deal Petition Drop!

On behalf of 350 Chicago, I would like thank everyone who attended the Green New Deal Petition Drop at U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky‘s office this past Monday (February 4, 2019)! Leslie Combs, district director of Schakowsky’s office, informed us that Rep Schakowsky has endorsed! I plan to follow up with her office and will let (More...)