MN350 blog

Shaping the narrative about climate justice throughout Minnesota
Personal choices and actions

I’m the sort of person who likes when my personal choices have clear and immediate results; when an early night in bed is followed by a deep sleep and a productive morning or when the after-glow from a challenging run makes me feel like I could take on the world. How is it then, that… Read more »

A mandate for 100%

Climate change is transforming Minnesota in ways we’re only beginning to understand, but we know it’s an immediate threat to our state. As one of the fastest warming states in the country, Minnesota is already starting to feel the impacts of climate change. If we don’t address it and soon, Minnesota’s seasons, weather, and natural… Read more »

The benefits of clean energy

It’s difficult to know where to begin to think about what 100% clean energy means for Minnesota. It’s difficult because it’s like asking the question what does water mean to a fish? It is life. It is a future. It’s the only way. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued their most dire… Read more »

Announcing our climate justice blog!

We have 12 years, until the year 2030, to take significant action to stave off the worst effects of climate change.   When I first read about the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report from October 2019, I felt an enormous amount of fear for our future and some days still do. But the past few… Read more »

Green New Deal

The Green New Deal keeps showing up in news headlines, to the point the proposal now has a newsworthy acronym (GND), a well-established hashtag (#GreenNewDeal), and a nationwide tour hosted by the Sunrise youth climate activist movement that now has roots in Minnesota. As the GND continues to stir up controversy, it is also prompting… Read more »