Council Candidate Rebecca Noecker’s Questionnare

1. Do you support divesting the $3 million dollars the Minnesota State Pension has invested in Fossil Fuel Corporations?

Yes.

2. Given that Saint Paul city employee’s income is invested in the State of Minnesota’s Pension, do you support the passage of a Saint Paul resolution asking the state to divest from Fossil Fuels? Would you vote to pass such a resolution?

Yes.

3. Would you author such a resolution?

Yes.

4. Do you support a Saint Paul resolution that calls on institutions within the city, such as universities, to divest from Fossil Fuels?

Yes.

5. What other ways would you support action on climate change in Saint Paul?

  • Expand our transit network and make transit more convenient and comfortable so it’s a first choice for residents
  • Advocate to give fast­track status to projects that improve energy efficiency (such as solar panel installations)
  • Ask STAR applicants to explain how their project improves environmental sustainability in Saint Paul; consider that factor in awarding STAR grants