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Join our District Captain Program!

In order to win on climate and clean energy at the state level, Minnesota legislators need to feel the heat.  Our big goal is to have volunteers in as many voting districts as possible sending a strong message to their legislators: it’s time to get serious about clean energy. Why: This past session, Minnesota’s legislative majority passed bills that set us back on climate and clean energy.  New policy aims to slow the scaling up of […]

Bus From MN to Nebraska to Give KXL the Boot!
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Bus From MN to Nebraska to Give KXL the Boot!

On August 6th, pipeline fighters from all across the country will meet in Lincoln, Nebraska for the March to Give Keystone XL the Boot!

MN Hearing on Climate Action After Paris
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MN Hearing on Climate Action After Paris

On Wednesday, July 19 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, the Environmental Quality Board* (EQB) meeting will address state and local action on climate change and sustainability. On June 5, Governor Mark Dayton signed on to the US Climate Alliance, affirming that Minnesota will continue to move forward with actions to meet greenhouse gas reduction goals. What does this mean for our state? What is Minnesota already working on, and where do we go from here? […]

Hope Beyond Paris: An Urgent Climate Gathering – Tonight!
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Hope Beyond Paris: An Urgent Climate Gathering – Tonight!

Join Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light and MN350: Building a Climate Movement in Minnesota as we strategize and find hope in our stories and communities beyond Paris. Our work on the ground is more important than ever, come share your stories of our powerful climate movement and strategies to move forward powerfully. We the people are still in the Paris climate deal even if our administration isn’t. Join us to get plugged into effective action. We will be gathering […]

Climate Policy Action Info Session
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Climate Policy Action Info Session

This year, a majority of Minnesota’s state senators and representatives voted to kill clean energy. They should take responsibility for their anti-jobs, anti-planet agenda or face the heat from their constituents. Please join us for a conference call this Wednesday, June 21st to dig into how to hold your legislator accountable to advancing climate justice. Wednesday, June 21st, 7pm Phone Number: 641-715-3200 Access Code: 350350 RSVP HERE Although our state legislature and the Trump administration seem […]

Line 3 – A Proposed Tar Sands Pipeline!
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Line 3 – A Proposed Tar Sands Pipeline!

The Minnesota Department of Commerce is hosting 22 public meetings from June 6-22 on the potential environmental and cultural impacts of Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline that the company wants to build through the Mississippi headwaters. This is our first ever opportunity to comment on a draft Environmental Impact Statement for a crude oil pipeline in our state! Come to a public meeting and speak out – it is very important that we make […]

Pack the PUC to Resist the Line 3 Pipeline!
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Pack the PUC to Resist the Line 3 Pipeline!

Join MN350, the Sierra Club North Star Chapter, and others at the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday, May 18! We need to pack the room so that we’re showing at every possible opportunity how many Minnestans oppose the controversial Line 3 tar sands pipeline proposal. Afterwards, everyone is invited to a debrief and next steps conversation at Golden’s Lowertown. This is a regular PUC meeting. Citizens will not be allowed to speak — the important thing is to […]

Petition Delivery to Governor Dayton’s Home!
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Petition Delivery to Governor Dayton’s Home!

This legislative session, republicans are pushing two big bills, the Energy Omnibus bill and the Environment Omnibus bill, that include countless attacks to our climate, environment and communities. To support Governor Dayton in doing the right thing and vetoing these bills, we’ve collected close to one thousand postcards! We will deliver them right to his house on 1006 Summit Ave in St. Paul, next Monday, May 8th at 4:30pm. Please join us to make sure our message is […]

Join us @ State Dept Pipeline Meeting in Bemidji
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Join us @ State Dept Pipeline Meeting in Bemidji

On March 7th, the U.S. State Department will hold the only public meeting in the country on an international tar sands pipeline expansion — the U.S./Canada border crossing needed to serve Enbridge’s proposed Line 3 — which would increase the flow of the world’s dirtiest oil across the Mississippi River and through the tribal territory and wild rice beds of northern Minnesota. This important public meeting will be in Bemidji. MN. Immediately beforehand, community members […]

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SF85 Phone Script

Sample phone script: Hi, my name is ______.  I live in ______.  I am calling to ask you to oppose SF85, the bill to build a big natural gas plant in Becker, Minnesota.  I’m opposed to this bill because (pick from any of these options that speak to you – or give some of your own!):   It will lock our state into more fossil fuels. The cost of the plant will be paid for […]