SACRED ACTION BLOG

Stories of the Interfaith Climate Movement

Bob Blake Appointed to Governor’s Workforce Development Board

By Devon Cupery | Dec 11, 2019

Congratulations to MNIPL staff member Bob Blake of Red Lake Nation on his appointment to Governor Walz’s Workforce Development Board! Bob started one of Minnesota’s first minority-owned solar companies, Solar Bear. He brings experience creating…

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Clean Cars for Minnesota: Submit your comment by December 6th

By Devon Cupery | Dec 4, 2019

Minnesota’s largest source of carbon pollution isn’t power plants – it’s our transportation sector. Earlier this fall, Governor Walz announced a major initiative to address this problem, rolling out Clean Car Standards to…

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MNIPL is hiring! Solar Outreach Manager

By Devon Cupery | Nov 13, 2019

We are hiring! MNIPL is currently accepting applications for our Solar Outreach Manager position. Application review begins November 25th; position open until filled. To apply, send resume and cover letter to [email protected] Minnesota Interfaith…

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Support Cleaner Cars in Minnesota

By Sam Benson | Nov 6, 2019

Minnesota’s getting ready to make a change. Governor Tim Walz recently announced the Minnesota Clean Car Standards, a set of administrative rules aimed at reducing air pollution and carbon emissions from vehicles. This…

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Community Solar Opportunities for Southern Minnesota

By Sam Benson | Oct 31, 2019

Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light is partnering with Minnesota based solar provider Cooperative Energy Futures to offer subscriptions to community solar gardens in southern Minnesota. Cooperative Energy Futures is committed to making locally…

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My testimony on Xcel Energy’s 15-year plan

By John Dunlop | Oct 31, 2019

MNIPL Board Member John Dunlop delivered this testimony a public hearing on Xcel Energy’s proposed 15-year plan in St. Cloud, MN on October 23, 2019. The outcome of Xcel’s 15-Year Energy Plan or…

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Second Annual Gathering at the Headwaters

By Alina Yaman | Oct 25, 2019

Following the Global Climate Strike, MNIPL, the RISE Coalition, and Honor the Earth camped out by the Headwaters of the Mississippi River for our second annual weekend-long community Gathering and prayer circle. Some…

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Clarks Grove community solar array is live!

By Devon Cupery | Oct 3, 2019

For a few years now, MNIPL has worked in close partnership with Cooperative Energy Futures (CEF) to expand participation in cooperative solar energy. We’re excited to announce that the 1.3 MW community solar…

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Sign the Climate Emergency Petition!

By Charissa Verdoorn | Sep 13, 2019

We are in a Climate Emergency. As people of faith, it is our moral responsibility to speak truth to what is happening around us. Please join us and call on our decision-makers to…

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