MN350 at May Day Parade and Festival

MN350 at May Day Parade and Festival

This year MN350 is going to be part of the MayDay Parade! In the Parade In the Festival with an Info Booth We need volunteers to bring energy and life to our loon — Guardian of the Earth — and to talk with like-minded folks about taking action for climate justice.  Fill out this form to volunteer with us this Sunday! In the Parade: Malia Burkhart, from the MayDay staff, contacted us a few months […]

Break Free Midwest

Break Free Midwest

This May, the global climate movement is hosting a wave of actions to break free from the world’s most dangerous fossil fuel projects and support ambitious climate solutions. This will be this year’s biggest global effort in our campaign for climate justice and is an historic moment to show that we are serious about keeping fossil fuels in the ground. The Break Free Midwest action will take place the weekend of May 14th and 15th at the BP Whiting refinery […]

Minnesotans Move U.S. Bank to Step Back from Coal

Minnesotans Move U.S. Bank to Step Back from Coal

After months of community actions at bank branches and flooding top executives’ in-boxes, we received U.S. Bank’s new Environmental Policy. This is huge! This means U.S. Bank, the fifth largest commercial bank in the country, is beginning to listen. Take Action!  With your help U.S. Bank took a step back from coal. Now let’s help them keep all of it in the ground. Take action today to help spread the word on Facebook and/or Twitter. Learn more […]

Governor Dayton: No Sandpiper Pipeline

Governor Dayton: No Sandpiper Pipeline

At Governor Dayton’s water summit in St. Paul on February 27, tribal members and concerned citizens interrupted the governor’s opening remarks, demanding that he take action to ensure high quality environmental review for the Sandpiper and Line 3 replacement pipelines and allow full tribal participation. The governor agreed to meet with MN350 organizers and allies and did so afterwards for a half hour, despite refusing meeting requests for a year prior to this. His current […]

Illegal Alberta Clipper Expansion Scheme

Illegal Alberta Clipper Expansion Scheme

Whether transported on the Enbridge Alberta Clipper, or on the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline, extraction, refinement and transportation of tar sands oil has up to a 37% higher carbon footprint than regular oil. We are already experiencing climate change, and the time to transition to renewable forms of energy is now. Background In October, oral arguments were heard in federal court in Minneapolis over the illegal backroom deal conducted between the U.S. State Department and […]

MN350 is Mobilizing Minnesotans!

MN350 is Mobilizing Minnesotans!

Mobilizing efforts that bring massive numbers of people together play a critical role in building movement momentum and inspiring a broader public dialogue about climate change, climate impacts, and climate policy. Organizing and supporting these efforts is one role that MN350 plays in the climate movement in Minnesota. Since 2013, we have organized six trips, including the famous Earth Train to Forward on Climate in 2013, to join others in the United States in calling each other […]