Whether we consider long days without power, air pollution and asthma attacks, or our childrens’ future climate: We know that the current energy system is failing us.
What are the impacts of a failing energy system across Michigan? What will a just energy system look like in our communities? How do we get there?
We conducted more than 650 interviews with residents of Detroit and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula about their experiences of energy costs, shutoffs, power outages, and more.
Air pollution attributable to DTE power plants exacts a health cost that, in some neighborhoods, is as high as the annual influenza
A roadmap for Highland Park, MI to meet 100% of its energy needs with pollution-free energy generated within the city’s borders
See the Work for Me, DTE! campaign story at this energy democracy guide created by Little Sis
Nationally, “Native American households spend 45% more of their income on energy costs than white households, while Black households spend 43% more and Hispanic households spend 20% more.”