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Corporate Accountability Week of Action

Unite for climate justice, racial equity, and worker’s rights! During the week of February 14, MN350, along with a local coalition of racial and economic justice groups, is hosting a series of actions calling on U.S. Bank to address current business practices that threaten our communities, water, and climate. Over the last few months, community members have been pledging to “Move Money” from U.S. Bank if they fail to meet with us by Valentine’s Day, […]

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 […]

Senator Franken’s Letter
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Senator Franken’s Letter

Senator Franken (and 10 other senators) recently sent the below letter to Secretary Kerry about the Alberta Clipper and Line 3. Franken Line 3 Letter to Sec Kerry MN350 and partners released the following press statement: Senators Call for Answers on Enbridge Great Lakes Pipeline Expansions Senators Franken, Warren, Sanders, Durbin, Stabenow, Peters, Baldwin, Whitehouse, Boxer, Merkley, and Schatz raise questions about approval process for Enbridge’s Line 3 and Alberta Clipper tar sands expansion projects […]

New Report Release
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New Report Release

MN350 released a new report on October 5 connecting the dots between Minnesota banking giants Wells Fargo and US Bank and climate change, calling on them to take necessary steps to address climate change and invest in a renewable energy future that works for all people.  Currently, U.S. Bank and Wells Fargo invest billions in some of the industries that are causing runaway climate change including tar sands oil development, mountaintop coal removal and fracking. […]

MN350 Community Meetings
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MN350 Community Meetings

***Next Community Meeting is 6:30-8:30pm on Tuesday, November 10 at 2104 Stevens Ave, Minneapolis*** What is the Community Meeting? The community meeting is an opportunity to learn what MN350 is all about: who we are, what we do and how we do it.  As an organization primarily run by volunteers, how we show up and catalyze a climate movement in Minnesota depends much upon who shows and the energy people bring.  This meeting provides the […]

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: […]

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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Bill McKibben’s Thought Bubble

If you haven’t read Bill McKibben’s article in the Rolling Stone, “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math: Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe“, take a look. He claims it is the most important piece of literature he has written since his first boook, “The End of Nature”, which he wrote 30 years ago. This will be at the heart of the national Do the Math Tour this coming November. Hundreds of new U.S. […]