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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 the fact that the […]

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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 10th 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

This fall, MN350 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 […]

Minneapolis Passes Fossil Fuel Divestment Resolution!
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Minneapolis Passes Fossil Fuel Divestment Resolution!

A victory for Minneapolis, a victory for the divestment movement! On March 20, 2015, the Minneapolis City Council passed a resolution supporting fossil fuel divestment and banning future city investments in the top 200 fossil fuel companies! The resolution also calls on the State of Minnesota and over 30 other Minnesota institutions to divest from companies with the most reserves in coal, oil, and natural gas worldwide. “This is a historic action for the City […]

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Divestment Resolution of the City of Minneapolis

Committing to Continued Divestment from Fossil Fuel Companies and Calling on our Partners to Divest By Gordon and Cano Whereas, the City of Minneapolis believes that global climate change is a serious threat to the health, safety and welfare of the people of Minneapolis, and has adopted a goal to decrease carbon emissions by 80% by 20501; and, Whereas, Minneapolis has long been a leader in fighting climate change, adopting a climate plan in the early 1990s,  signing […]