• November 15, 2012
    Climate Change: The Earth Calls to Us

    Though the the temperature was pleasant last Sunday, the day was grey and drab, perfect for an indoor event.  Richard Treptow, our speaker on Climate Change, arrived early to make introductions and chat.  Living in Richton Park, he came […]

  • November 9, 2012
    Web Extra: Birds in Ancient Egypt | Chicago Tonight | WTTW

    Rozenn LeSuer, wife of our President Bob LeSuer, has been involved in a fascinating exhibit at the University of Chicago.  To find out more, click on the lick below. Web Extra: Birds in Ancient Egypt | Chicago Tonight | WTTW

  • October 30, 2012
    By Popular Request

    SETF had T-shirts printed commemorating our successful campaign to stop the Chicago Police Department from building an outdoor firing range adjacent to the Whitford and O’Brien Ponds.  The design was a collaborative effort with original art work taken from a […]

  • October 24, 2012
    Climate Change Disbelievers

    Frontline documentary on those reversing the belief in Climate Change.  Watch in preparation for our presentation on November 11th. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/

  • October 18, 2012
    Fracking Coming to Southern Illinois

    It is important to be aware of what is going on in our city, our state and our country.  Hydrofracturing or “fracking” as its known, is coming to Southern Illinois amid much controversy.  If you don’t know the issue, […]

  • October 17, 2012

    From today’s NWI Times Lower lake levels could hurt region, industry Climate change is expected to drop water levels in the Great Lakes, affecting industry and the region. Levels could drop anywhere from a few inches to several feet […]

  • October 4, 2012
    Green Energy Forum October 10th, 2012

    Now that Leucadia is no longer an issue of concern for the residents of the Southeast side, SETF, along with their EJ Alliance partners is planning to investigate better alternatives. Contrary to what some people believe, we support new […]

  • October 4, 2012
    Couldn’t Have Asked for a Lovelier Evening

    Last Saturday, SETF went unplugged for the evening and invited our members to join us. We met at Calumet Park by the boat dock for an evening of relaxation and conversation. Sitting around the fire, in the peacefulness of the evening, […]

  • August 28, 2012

    Celebrate our 2012 successes with us at our end of the summer cook-out at Papi Chulo’s Bar and Grill on the river front.  We have a fun day of activities planned: raffles, games, music, food and conversation.Goodies baked by […]

  • August 14, 2012
    “Yes, we’ve won the battle, but we haven’t won the war . . .”

    By Sharon Rolek, Member SETF Mid-afternoon Friday, August 10, Governor Quinn’s statement was released.  He vetoed SB3766 – which planned “to void any previously approved sourcing agreements by the ICC as it relates to the Chicago Clean Energy project, […]