What we're about

The Climate Reality Project seeks to create a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every level of society. The Chicago Chapter works to build local-level solutions — transformation where we are — while bringing a global perspective and continuous outreach to bring more and more people into awareness of the need for a swift changes. Anyone interested in getting into action is welcome. We're one of 130+ nonpartisan national chapters of climate activists.

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Upcoming events (3)

Youth Climate Strike

1147 S Wabash Ave

Join Climate Reality Chicago as we march in solidarity with our youth, the future leaders and heirs to climate crisis. We will meet at the Trader Joe's parking lot (1147 S Wabash Ave, Chicago) at 10:30AM departing right at 10:45 for the walk to Columbus & Roosevelt to join up at the official location start. Pre-Event Prep - Art Build day for September 17th @ 6pm. NEW Location: 188 West Randolph St., Chicago,IL 60601, 25th floor Conference room We'll have signs for the room. Climate Reality has put out useful "Adult Ally Guidelines" to make sure you’re being an effective adult ally. https://tinyurl.com/y5lp42rh More to come but JOIN US as we JOIN THEM! and SPREAD THE WORD!! All are welcome. Bring you kids, your colleagues, your family and neighbors!! Official protest times and locations: Friday, September 20th, 11:00 AM Stating Point: Grant Park at intersection of S Columbus Dr and E Roosevelt Rd. All then march to Federal Plaza.

Film Screening: "A Plastic Ocean"

150 N Riverside Plaza

Please join us for this fantastic event! Celebrated by Sir David Attenborough as one of the most important films of our time. A PLASTIC OCEAN begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. In this adventure documentary, Craig teams up with free diver Tanya Streeter and an international team of scientists and researchers, and they travel to twenty locations around the world over the next four years to explore the fragile state of our oceans, uncover alarming truths about plastic pollution, and reveal working solutions that can be put into immediate effect. The screening will be followed by a brief discussion on how to be plastic-free. Documentary run time 1 hr 42 min. $10 donation per person appreciated but not required. Exact change greatly appreciated. Guests need to bring ID and register at the lobby front desk and will be escorted in the screening area.

Chicago Chapter Meeting

150 N Riverside Plaza

We'll learn about trees from the head of Openlands' TreeKeepers program, Al DeReu. Then we'll discuss possible chapter activity around trees, perhaps planting activities which can be a broad, environment-loving action as a beginning activity for drawing in new members. Then we'll welcome back Cynthia Linton our Presenters Chair after her hiatus on the mend from multiple bone fractures from a fall. She'll talk about our international event upcoming November 20-21 "Truth in Action". All trained leaders are charges with hitting the streets to book presentations in a mass outreach. She'll share details on the many resources available and how to take part.

Past events (18)

CARBON PRICING 101

Homewood Science Center

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