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MAPE passes resolution urging study on fossil fuel divestment

By Emily Moore, Divest Invest MN member We all know the way it feels when we hear a piece of music well played or see a beautiful dance or a magnificent display of athletic accomplishment. The coordination and beauty of all pieces working together warms our hearts and gives us a sense that all is right in the universe. Well, that’s the way the MAPE Delegate Assembly vote over the weekend made me feel. All […]

New Divestment Briefing Book!
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New Divestment Briefing Book!

Divestment is one of the most effective and innovative campaigns driving the transition from fossil fuels to a renewable energy future.  What do you know about fossil-free divestment?  Now you can know more with the Divestment Briefing Book! The Divestment Briefing Book is a project of the MN350 Divestment Team that aims to make divestment’s learning curve a little less steep.  It includes key talking points on climate change and divestment, an in-depth description of […]

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Fossil Free St. Paul Phone Script

Here’s what you can say when you call your Councilmember – see below to read more about why this effort is important. “Hello, I am a constituent of Councilmember ________  and my name is ________ and my address is ________ .   I want the City of Saint Paul to take action on the climate crisis and am asking Councilmember _______ to support the St. Paul Fossil Fuel Divestment Resolution that will be presented at the February […]

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Sample St. Paul Divestment Resolution

Whereas, the City of Saint Paul believes that global climate change is a serious threat to the health, safety and welfare of the people of Saint Paul; and Whereas, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report found that climate change is already causing costly disruption of human and natural systems throughout the world including the melting of Arctic and Antarctic ice, the ocean’s rise in acidity, flooding and drought; and Whereas, despite […]

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Council Candidate Tom Goldstein’s Questionnaire

Tom Goldstein – Ward 4 Council Candidate for St. Paul 1. Do you support divesting the $3 million dollars the Minnesota State Pension has invested in Fossil Fuel Corporations? Answer: Yes 2. Given that Saint Paul city employee’s income is invested in the State of Minnesota’s Pension, do you support the passage of a Saint Paul resolution asking the state to divest from Fossil Fuels? Would you vote to pass such a resolution? Answer: Yes 3. Would you […]

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Council Candidate Rebecca Noecker’s Questionnare

1. Do you support divesting the $3 million dollars the Minnesota State Pension has invested in Fossil Fuel Corporations? Yes. 2. Given that Saint Paul city employee’s income is invested in the State of Minnesota’s Pension, do you support the passage of a Saint Paul resolution asking the state to divest from Fossil Fuels? Would you vote to pass such a resolution? Yes. 3. Would you author such a resolution? Yes. 4. Do you support a Saint Paul resolution […]

Council Member Tobolt’s Candidate Questionnaire
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Council Member Tobolt’s Candidate Questionnaire

1. Do you support divesting the $3 million dollars the Minnesota State Pension has invested in Fossil Fuel Corporations? YES 2. Given that Saint Paul city employee’s income is invested in the State of Minnesota’s Pension, do you support the passage of a Saint Paul resolution asking the state to divest from Fossil Fuels? Would you vote to pass such a resolution? YES 3. Would you author such a resolution? YES 4. Do you support […]

Fossil Free St. Paul
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Fossil Free St. Paul

We are Fossil Free St. Paul It’s finally happening! Our Fossil Free Saint Paul​ Resolution will be introduced February 24th at 3:30pm! Let’s make sure it passes! Please contact your Councilmember today and ask them to vote YES on Fossil Free Saint Paul! Click here to see a short phone script. Councilmember contact info: Ward 1 Dai Thao: 651-266-8610 / ward1@ci.stpaul.mn.us Ward 2 Rebecca Noecker: 651-266-8620 /ward2@ci.stpaul.mn.us Ward 3 Chris Tolbert: 651-266-8630 / ward3@ci.stpaul.mn.us Ward 4 Russ Stark: 651-266-8640 / ward4@ci.stpaul.mn.us Ward 5 Amy Brendmoen: 651-266-8650 / ward5@ci.stpaul.mn.us Ward 6 […]

U.S. Bank Accountability Campaign
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U.S. Bank Accountability Campaign

MN350 has joined forces with Minnesotans for a Fair Economy (MFE), an exciting coalition of faith, community, and labor organizations, on a campaign targeting U.S. Bank. MN350 is working in partnership with MFE and divestment groups across the country to call on U.S. Bank to follow the lead of other financial institutions to end financing for extreme fossil fuel projects. Action Alert – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

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An Open Letter to Mayor Coleman from Fossil Free Saint Paul

Click here to sign our petition to get St. Paul to support fossil fuel divestment and here to like our facebook page! ———————————– FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 4th, 2015 OPEN LETTER TO MAYOR CHRIS COLEMAN REGARDING REJECTION OF FOSSIL FREE SAINT PAUL RESOLUTION Fossil Free St. Paul is a group of St. Paul residents working to pass a resolution to support the fossil fuel divestment movement worldwide. Whereas we are living in a time of […]