The RE-AMP Network
Think Systemically, Act Collaboratively
The mission of the RE-AMP Network is to set collective strategy and enable collaboration on climate solutions in the Midwest. Our North Star Goal is to equitably eliminate greenhouse gas emissions in the Midwest by 2050.
While some member organizations focus on policy advocacy, others work in frontline communities or focus on building the political will necessary for climate action. Over 130 groups including The Minneapolis Foundation, Great Plains Institute, Joyce Foundation, Ohio Citizen Action, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, Climate Generation, Ecology Center, McKnight Foundation, Sierra Club, Center for Rural Affairs, and many others bring a diversity of perspectives that not only position the Network to build a broader and more effective climate movement in the Midwest, but also amplify Network members’ collective power and ability to achieve results. By thinking systemically and acting collaboratively as peers, funders and advocates within the RE-AMP Network have been working diligently over the last decade toward our shared goal.
Midwest Energy News
- Opponents seek to halt oil and gas drilling in Ohio parks December 1, 2023OIL & GAS: Environmental groups appeal an Ohio commission’s recent decisions allowing oil and gas drilling in a state park and two wildlife areas, citing a lack of analysis and opportunity for public comment. (Energy News Network) ELECTRIC VEHICLES: OHIO: Gov. Mike DeWine says he will comply with a subpoena he received in a civil […]
- An EV-charging road debuts in Detroit November 30, 2023ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Officials in Detroit unveil a newly paved, quarter-mile section of road that will wirelessly charge electric vehicles as they drive over it, a first-of-its-kind public demonstration project. (Detroit Free Press) SOLAR: CLIMATE: Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker seeks $1 billion in federal funding for climate-related infrastructure improvements, clean energy technology development and environmental justice. […]
- Top Ohio officials drawn into utility bribery scandal November 29, 2023OHIO: Shareholders suing FirstEnergy want to depose Lt. Gov. Jon Husted and have subpoenaed Gov. Mike DeWine and Husted for documents in connection with the HB 6 bribery scandal. (Cincinnati Enquirer) CLEAN ENERGY: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signs a sweeping bill package that includes a 100% clean energy target by 2040 and shifts authority over […]
- Wisconsin lawmakers scramble to save federal EV funding November 28, 2023ELECTRIC VEHICLES: A pair of Wisconsin Republican lawmakers circulate legislation that would allow private businesses to own and operate EV charging stations without being regulated as a utility — a necessary change for the state to qualify for $78 million in federal funding. (WPR, Cap Times) ALSO: A Minnesota snowmobile company ramps up production of […]
- Where’s all the Great Lakes offshore wind? November 27, 2023WIND: Despite strong winds on the Great Lakes, offshore wind projects in the region have largely failed to advance over the past decade because of local opposition and infrastructure challenges. (Inside Climate News) ALSO: BP completes a $100 million upgrade to an Indiana wind project, installing larger turbine blades that produce 40% more power. (Times […]