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Community demands just, clean transportation at Met Council forum
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Community demands just, clean transportation at Met Council forum

A coalition of transit riders and neighbors showed up at the Metropolitan Council’s public hearing last week to demand the council plan for a safe, clean, and accessible public transportation system. Turnout was high for the little-advertised hearing on the Council’s updated long-term transportation plan. MN350, the Twin Cities Transit Riders Union, ISAIAH, and the Sierra Club – Northstar Chapter all brought members out to testify on important considerations for the Twin Cities’ public transportation […]

Fossil Free – The Climate Resistance in MN
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Fossil Free – The Climate Resistance in MN

We’re excited to work with you to move Minnesota – and the world – to 100% renewables and a just, sustainable economy. Here’s what you can do: Climate Majority Project – No matter where you live in MN – and especially if you live outside of Mpls/St Paul – your voice matters at the legislature. Through the Climate Majority Project you can organize your district, and twice a month, MN350 will ask you to perform […]

US Bank is no longer financing Enbridge
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US Bank is no longer financing Enbridge

Changes in pipeline financing comes on the heels of divestment by leading French Bank   MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL — November 2, 2017 — U.S. Bank has ended its credit relationship with Enbridge Inc., the Canadian company seeking to expand tar sands oil transportation through Northern Minnesota with the controversial proposed Line 3 pipeline. U.S. Bank’s move comes amidst a growing local and global movement calling on the banking industry to cut ties to fossil fuel extraction. […]

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: Protect our Future!
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Governor Dayton: Protect our Future!

In order to protect our water, treaty rights, and the health of future generations, we must not allow the proposed Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline to go through. Governor Dayton supports climate action and the Paris Climate Accords, now we need him to come out publicly in oppososition to 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 […]