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Winter Community Gathering!
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Winter Community Gathering!

Join us as we celebrate our community by sharing food and stories and making connections! We’ll acknowledge what we’ve accomplished together this last year — the outstanding work of our volunteer leaders, teams, and members! We’ll also listen to reflections from NoDAPL and calls to actions from leaders in our community. Where are we heading in 2017? Join us to find out how you can be involved! With each day of the winter, each of […]

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 […]

VIDEO: Sen. Bernie Sanders Opposes Pipelines
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VIDEO: Sen. Bernie Sanders Opposes Pipelines

At the Minneapolis Convention Center on February 29th, 2016, U.S. Senator and Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders took a firm stand against Enbridge pipeline expansion, including the Sandpiper and Alberta Clipper pipelines, due to their climate impact and other risks. Video: Sign our petition to stop the Alberta Clipper double cross expansion scheme. Transcript of remarks: [Thanks Winona LaDuke for introducing him.] Let me get to this right away, because I know how passionately Winona feels […]

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Federal Judge Ruling on Alberta Clipper Scheme

The Federal Judge’s ruling on the Enbridge Alberta Clipper Switcheroo Scheme has just been released. The backroom scheme switched oil between two crude oil pipelines just at the international border to evade lack of a permit on the new line – the older line has a vague old permit. The ruling did not endorse the scheme, nor discuss its legality, but stated the court did not have the authority over decisions regarding cross border permitting. […]

Road through Paris
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Road through Paris

Our climate is in uncharted territory. 2015 is on track to be the hottest year in recorded history. The previous hottest year? Last year. Yet momentum is growing to tackle this crisis. Political and religious leaders are beginning to get the message that people like you have been voicing for years.  Now with the victory of President Obama’s Keystone XL rejection, momentum is building faster than ever. We’re carrying this momentum to the big U.N. […]

Join us June 6 for the Tar Sands Resistance March!
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Join us June 6 for the Tar Sands Resistance March!

On June 6, thousands of people from across the Great Lakes region will come together for the Tar Sands Resistance March, the largest action against tar sands ever in the region! SIGN-UP TODAY! CONFIRMED SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Bill McKibben, 350.org cofounder (yes, he’ll be here in person!) Kandi Mossett from the Indigenous Environmental Network Rev. Yearwood from the Hip Hop Caucus Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club Sharon Day, local Anishinaabe elder & activist […]

Volunteer for Tar Sands Resistance March!
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Volunteer for Tar Sands Resistance March!

It takes many hands to make a march this huge happen, which is why we’re inviting YOU to volunteer and join us for: Day-of-March Volunteers training May 31 Come and be part of making the Tar Sands Resistance March happen! All experience levels welcome — everyone can help out at the march. Come to our volunteer training meeting to get information on volunteer roles, meet other volunteers, and learn all you’ll need to know to help out […]

VIDEO: June 6: A Social Movement
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VIDEO: June 6: A Social Movement

MN350 is happy to announce our newest video, telling the story of extractive industry across the Great Lakes and announcing the biggest tar sands action ever in the region! Watch it here: Make sure to join us on June 6 in St. Paul: tarsandsresistance.org/?source=MN350. Learn more about the march on June 6.

VIDEO: Art Build for Tar Sands Resistance March
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VIDEO: Art Build for Tar Sands Resistance March

Our friend Xiaolu Wang stopped by the art build for the Tar Sands Resistance March and made a short video. It’s fantastic. Many thanks to her and to all who painted, sawed, cleaned, and helped create this amazing art! Have you confirmed you’ll be at the march yet? tarsandsresistance.org/?source=MN350

MN350 Volunteer Opportunities!
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MN350 Volunteer Opportunities!

There are a variety of ways your passion and skills can plug into the climate movement in MN.  The first part of the list covers opportunities for the organization at large as well as for the specific campaigns we are involved in.  The last portion is campaign specific needs.  Welcome to the movement. Not sure how you want to plug in or want more info? Contact kate@MN350.org or 651-402-8901.   MN350 Artwork and Props Volunteers: […]