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El cambio climático nos afecta a tod@s
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El cambio climático nos afecta a tod@s

Todos sentimos los efectos del cambio climático, pero algunos sufrimos más. La gente latina suele ser más vulnerable a los impactos del calor y los catástrofes por profesion (48 por ciento de los trabajadores agrícolas son latinos), desventaja económica y estatus migratorio (un inmigrante indocumentado no es elegible para muchos servicios de salud ni puede recibir ciertas ayudas federales en caso de desastre). Para crear soluciones que benfician a todos, necesitamos la participación de todos. Aquí con MN350 […]

Let’s Talk Climate: A Conversation Toolkit!
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Let’s Talk Climate: A Conversation Toolkit!

  MN350 has created Let’s Talk Climate to encourage and support real, honest conversations about climate change, climate justice, local impacts, and actions we can take in our communities to build a powerful climate movement. What is a Let’s Talk Climate Conversation? A Let’s Talk Climate Conversation is an opportunity to have an intimate discussion about climate change and environmental justice with the people in our personal networks and communities. Let’s Talk Climate Conversation’s are led by MN350 provided facilitators and focused […]

Governor Dayton: Uphold the Paris Climate Accords!
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Governor Dayton: Uphold the Paris Climate Accords!

In order to meet our goals for the Paris Climate Accords in MN we must not allow the Line 3 tar sands pipeline expansion to go through. Governor Dayton supports the Accords, now we need him to oppose the pipeline! 

20 Citizens and Tribal Members to Intervene Against Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline Project
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20 Citizens and Tribal Members to Intervene Against Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline Project

St. Paul, MN — On May 11th, 2017, 20 citizens and tribal members announced that they are filing legal intervention paperwork to oppose the Line 3 Replacement pipeline, a proposed Enbridge tar sands oil project which would carry 760,000 barrels per day of the world’s dirtiest oil through the Mississippi headwaters. The diverse group of intervenors shares a common goal: protecting Minnesota’s water, climate, and communities from the threat posed by this oil expansion project. […]

Line 3: Comment & Come to Hearings; Recap of Hold the Line Rally & March
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Line 3: Comment & Come to Hearings; Recap of Hold the Line Rally & March

On September 28, the day of the most important public hearing in St. Paul to decide the fate of the Line 3 pipeline, we the people stood together and marched to #StopLine3,  protect our climate and defend our communities. What’s Next?  Submit a comment to publicadvisor.puc@state.mn.us, Scott Ek, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, 121 7th Place East, Suite 350, St. Paul, MN 55101 or online   (Please include the Commission’s Docket Numbers and OAH Docket Numbers in the subject […]

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 […]

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 […]

Enbridge Over Troubled Water Report
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Enbridge Over Troubled Water Report

Minneapolis, MN – A new report compiled by national and regional environmental and Tribal groups exposes the serious threat Enbridge Inc., the Canadian oil pipeline goliath, poses to the Great Lakes region. READ THE REPORT HERE: Enbridge Over Troubled Water Report Released today, the report highlights the various tar sands projects Enbridge operates across the Great Lakes region and the devastating impact it has had on communities and will continue to have if Enbridge is permitted to continue its scheme […]

Filling the empty shoes: A report from the Paris climate talks
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Filling the empty shoes: A report from the Paris climate talks

Paris – Dec 7, 2015: In the wake of terrorist attacks that left more than 100 people dead, the French Government declared a state of emergency ahead of the long-awaited “COP21” international climate negotiations. The government banned a major march planned by a coalition of groups for November 29th, the day before the talks began. Thus two Minnesotans, my mom, Mary Steiner and I found ourselves out before the Paris dawn, using gestures to coordinate […]

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MN350 Statement of Solidarity

MN350 stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter Minneapolis, Minnesota Neighborhoods Organizing for Change (MN NOC) and the brave people at the #4thPrecinctShutDown encampment. We join you in calling for justice for Jamar Clark and his family and a speedy and transparent investigation. We call for urgent action to address police violence against people of color and structural racism in Minnesota. MN350 organizes for climate justice: We recognize and seek to address the deep connections […]