University of Minnesota Mississippi River Clean-Up

On October 4th the CFACT chapter at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities cleaned up the Mississippi River. It was a brisk, chilly, and windy fall day, but students still turned out to clean up the river and help out the environment. Students found a large variety of litter ranging from pop cans to food wrappers…

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Rail Trail Clean-up at West Virginia University

I had the pleasure of meeting with donors and supporters of CFACT in Morgantown, West Virginia over the weekend. Different student organizations on campus came out to meet us. With the student debate this week, college conservatives and libertarians were very interested to learn more about CFACT and what we do. Fracking became the main…

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CFACT explains real energy at UCLA

CFACT recently teamed up with the California Freedom Project to tackle local issues at UCLA. Like CFACT, CFP is a non-profit organization that focuses on free-market solutions to our current problems. Many students approached the table with questions, and CFACT activist Deepak Sahni had answers! Key discussions during the day centered on California’s environmental issues. Talking…

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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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