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Minnesota’s Tar Sands Fight
in Local Campaigns, Minnesota Energy Campaigns

Minnesota’s Tar Sands Fight

Many of us are familiar with the Keystone XL project that has illuminated the existence and impacts of the tar sands development in Alberta, Canada to folks in the U.S. and around the world.  What some have known for a while is that we have our own tar sands pipeline running through northern Minnesota called the Alberta Clipper that was put into production in 2010 to carry tar sands crude oil to Midwest refineries and […]

Minnesota Clean Energy & Jobs Earth Day Rally
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Minnesota Clean Energy & Jobs Earth Day Rally

Five years ago, our state took a big bipartisan step to cleaner energy and a stronger economy, proving that we can create thousands of jobs. But our work is not done. Now, we have an opportunity to take the next big step forward – transitioning to clean, renewable energy like wind and solar power, increasing energy efficiency, and making it easier to generate local power. We can’t afford to wait. We must promote clean, renewable energy, […]

400 Reasons to Fight
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400 Reasons to Fight

June 2012 was a moment in history that will yield insignificant in the coming years.  Yet, it caught our attention as 400ppm of carbon dioxide was recorded in the Arctic for the first time in human history. This was a reminder of the gravity of the climate crisis for folks at MN350 sparking 400 Reasons to Fight, a project collecting images, sounds and stories of why we are fighting for climate justice. What is your […]

Divestment Minnesota
in Archive, Divestment, Local Campaigns, National Campaigns

Divestment Minnesota

Come to the Minnesota Divestment Convergence on February 9th, 2014! Where: Mayflower Church, 106 E Diamond Lake Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55419 When: Sunday, February 9th, 1pm – 5pm (Free lunch provided at 1pm) What: The movement to divest from fossil fuels is growing in Minnesota! On Sunday, February 9th we’ll be getting everyone in the same room to meet one another, tell our stories, develop shared strategy and reaffirm that we’re part of something really […]

Minneapolis Energy Options
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Minneapolis Energy Options

Energy costs are rising and energy pollution is causing significant global problems. We often feel powerless to change things. But we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to put cleaner, more affordable, and more local energy on the agenda right here in Minneapolis. Energy Choices for Minneapolis from John Farrell In this exciting campaign citizens of Minneapolis will have a once in 20 year opportunity to weigh in on how they get their power.   Here is […]

Retire Sherco Coal Plants 1 & 2
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Retire Sherco Coal Plants 1 & 2

In our efforts to reduce carbon in the atmosphere to a safe level of 350 ppm, MN350 is joining with partners to strengthen Xcel Energy’s resource plan by retiring the dirtiest coal plant in Minnesota, Sherco 1 and 2, and investing more in renewable energy and energy efficiency programs.

 Coal plant pollution accounts for a significant amount of greenhouse gas emissions in the world. In a world with increasing extreme weather, energy producers and consumers […]