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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 […]

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? […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

April 21 Earth Day at MN State Capitol
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April 21 Earth Day at MN State Capitol

Earth Day has historically been a day of celebrating our planet and all the life that lives on it. Today, our only home and its inhabitants need our love and celebration more than ever. That’s why on the eve of Earth Day, April 21st, we’ll be gathering to show our legislators that we must keep fossil fuels in the ground and engage in a just transition to a renewable energy economy. Through music, song, and movement […]

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2016 Caucus Resolutions

Support Climate Action at your local Precinct Caucus session on Tuesday evening March 1!   One part of precinct caucus meetings is the Resolutions process in which you can propose what you think should be included in the state party platform.  Caucuses are held in locations across Minnesota, are open to the public, and participation is encouraged. What: Propose a caucus resolution at your 2016 Precinct Caucus When: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 7p.m. (registration […]