Paint the Bridge at the U of M-Twin Cities

On Friday the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities held their annual Paint the Bridge event. Hundreds of student groups and organizations turned out to paint the Washington Street Bridge, which crosses the Mississippi River. The U of M CFACT Chapter was excited to participate, and painted two panels on the bridge. In addition to being eye…

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Voterpalooza at the U of M-Twin Cities

Today the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities CFACT chapter participated in Voterpalooza campus event. The U of M CFACT chapter wanted to show students the importance of voting, especially in regards to how it affects environmental policy. In addition to increasing voter turnout, CFACT also wanted to increase voter awareness about the true cost of pursuing…

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CFACT’s Craig Rucker debunks climate hype at UVA

At the same time protestors were parading climate propaganda in New York City this week, CFACT’s executive director Craig Rucker took time to visit the University of Virginia campus to deliver a compelling lecture examining the science, economics, and policy dynamics driving the global warming issue. Entitled “Global Warming Hype Exposed!”, Rucker opened by showcasing some of the wild…

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First CFACT Meeting at UMD!

The University of Minnesota-Duluth chapter of CFACT had it’s first meeting on Tuesday night. Students turned out to learn more about CFACT and how to use free market principles and ideas to help out the environment. The students were very excited for this coming year, and many of them had a passion for the outdoors….

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Al Gore Ice Bucket Challenge

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities CFACT president Elizabeth Hazekamp and Hannah Rosencrantz were recently challenged to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. In light of new satellite images showing the arctic ice cap has grown to its largest size since 2006, they decided Al Gore would be the perfect person to challenge to the Ice Bucket…

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University of Minnesota Duluth Activities Fair!

September 11th marked the University of Minnesota Duluth Activities fair. Hundreds of college students visited the CFACT booth, and the response was amazing. Over one hundred students signed up to be a part of the club, and many more expressed their concerns about the environment. CFACT’s unique message of using the free market system instead…

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Bill Nye “not the climate” Science Guy

The University of Maryland College Park hosted Bill Nye for its annual fall lecture. Students eagerly lined the halls hours before the doors opened. The “Science Guy” clearly was still a childhood favorite and hundreds wanted to see him live. It seemed as if students were camping out for a rock show rather than a…

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UVA Seeks Refuge From The Library

As final exams loom ever closer for college students across the country, CFACT’s University of Virginia chapter took to the outdoors to escape the close confines of the library. Exchanging the Red Bull and highlighters for some sturdy hiking shoes, the students explored the Humpback Rocks are just outside of Charlottesville, VA, home to the…

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