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Join Us for Alberta Clipper Community Meetings!

Are you concerned about climate change? How will the Alberta Clipper tar sands pipeline impact your property? What can residents and landowners do about the Alberta Clipper and other Enbridge pipeline proposals such as the Sandpiper and Line 3? Please come to this informational forum sponsored by MN350 and Minnesota Environmental Partnership. Get to know your neighbors who share your concerns. Learn how you can protect your land and northern Minnesota. Click to RSVP online […]

We’re Hiring!
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We’re Hiring!

MN350 is seeking an Executive Director to work alongside an amazing group of volunteer leaders and a few dedicated staff in our young and innovative organization as it grows into a new level of organizational capacity.  We seek a talented, skillful, energetic candidate who is deeply committed to building a climate movement in Minnesota and is able to work with a broad spectrum of people, both inside and outside the organization.  The ideal candidate will […]

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: […]

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Press Release: Enbridge’s Switcheroo Scheme to Expand Tar Sands

State Department Enables Illegal Enbridge Scheme to Expand Tar Sands For Immediate Release:   August 21, 2014 Contact: Gabby Brown, gabby@newpartners.com, 202-261-2382 This week, the State Department released documents revealing a scheme by Canadian tar sands giant Enbridge to bypass the Presidential Permit process for expansion of its Alberta Clipper tar sands pipeline. Enbridge has applied to double the capacity of the pipeline, also known as Line 67, to put it on par with the tar […]

We have tar sands lawn signs!
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We have tar sands lawn signs!

Would you like one, or a whole bundle to spread around your neighborhood? They’re double-sided, with “Love Water Not Oil” on one side and “Stop the Enbridge Pipeline Invasion” on the other. We’re selling them for $15/sign, which includes the stand (although if you already have a stand for corrugated plastic signs, no need to take one of ours). You can buy them online (see button below) and arrange a time to pick them up […]

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Individual Divestment

Interested in divesting your personal finances? Check out this guide to individual divestment and the list of the top 200 fossil fuel companies to rid your portfolios of. You can also contact Nick, a financial advisor at AXA Group who is experienced in divestment, at nicholas.palzer@yahoo.com. Brian Nowak story Nicholas Palzer profile

What is “divestment”
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What is “divestment”

The Numbers Before we jump into the ins and outs of divestment, let’s do some math.  Here’s what you need to know to make the argument for divestment – just 3 numbers! 2 Degrees Celsius: Almost every government in the world has agreed that any warming above a 2°C (3.6°F) rise would be unsafe. We have already raised the temperature .8°C since the beginning of the industrial revolution, and that increase has already had devastating […]

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Faith Community Divestment

People of faith have become aware that climate change is a human rights issue and if left unaddressed will jeopardize the existence of many species on the planet, including us.  Historically, faith institutions have played a crucial role in social movements, and their role in the fossil fuel divestment movement is no different. Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light, and organization working to catalyze a climate movment in the faith community, has it’s own divestment team. […]

Divest Minnesota!
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Divest Minnesota!

Get this. The Minnesota State Retirement System has 3 billion dollars invested in the top 200 fossil fuel companies. You read that right, 3 billion dollars.  507 million of that amount alone is invested in Exxon Mobile.   The Minnesota State Pension Divestment group is building a grassroots campaign to push the Minnesota State Board of Investments and the Minnesota legislature to divest from fossil fuels and reinvest in our state!  No one wants to […]

Campus Divestment!
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Campus Divestment!

The divestment movement started on college campuses and continues to spread across the globe.  In Minnesota we have active campaigns at the following schools: Carleton College – Student group Carleton College – alumni group College of St. Bens/St. John’s University Gustavus Luther Seminary University of Minnesota – Twin Cities University of Minnesota – Morris Winona State University Macalester College The best way to get updates on how these groups is to “Like” their pages on Facebook […]