Citizens' Climate Lobby's Mid-Cities Chapter is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change.

Info: Paula Luna,

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is notorious for suing the EPA over haze regulations. He has already stated he'd like to slash staff by half and severely slash its budget. His confirmation is this week.

Meet in front of the Robert E. Lee statue. 

Info: Rita Beving,, or Gary Delarios,

Luke Metzger, the founding director of Environment Texas, will speak on threats to the environment posed by the Trump administration and opportunities to help protect the environment locally. 

Sam Kieschnick, urban biologist for the Texas Parks and Wildlife, will speak on “iNaturalist and Texas Parks and Wildlife in the Urban Setting.” iNaturalist is an app for android or iPhones, which allows an observer to record observations by taking a photo with a smart phone, share it with other naturalists and discuss findings. 

CCL will be screening the movie Facing the Surge as well as engaging the political process on social media.


Monthly gathering of environmental activists from across North Texas to share news and plan strategies.

Topics to be addressed:

1. 2017 Legislative session

2. Trans Pecos Pipeline

3. EPA Haze Rule

4. Water in North Texas

5. Your org's issues and concerns 

Plus late breaking news on the Keystone XL.

RSVP: Rita Beving at or 214-557-2271 

Come to an informal conversation over the environment, with coffee and croissants (or whatever tasty stuff you want to order) at La Madeleine. We will talk about a national and state outlook on environmental issues. What are your concerns and questions? Sponsored by the Dallas Sierra Club and Public Citizen. Info: Rita Beving at or 214-557-2271 or Chris/Dick Guldi at

See what bills may affect our daily lives and what we can do; also hear what it's like to work in Antarctica. 


Info: Kirk Miller, 972-699-1687 or

A full day of skills and information workshops aimed at making you a better activist.

Workshops include:

Fighting Permits in Texas

Petitioning Rights

Basic Door-to-Door Outreach

High Tech Tools for Citizens

Health Survey Dos and Don’ts


Researchers from UTA and UTD, plus more time with Melissa Mays and Nayyirah Shariff from Flint and more.

SPECIAL LUNCHTIME FORUM: How do local governments protect themselves in the Trump Era? 

Part of Downwinders at Risk's Root and Branch Revue, the evening features panel discussion with Flint activists and Melissa May and Nayyirah Shariff and DFW activists, moderated by Randy Lee Loftis, reporter Texas Climate News, and former environmental reporter with the Dallas Morning News. Free.