Stories of the Interfaith Climate Movement

Faith Leader Letter: Polymet Mine Proposal

By Devon Cupery | Feb 11, 2020

On Tuesday, February 11th, MNIPL and a diverse group of faith community members delivered an open letter to Gov. Walz and state regulators signed by more than 250 faith leaders. The letter highlights…

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Miikawaadenim – To Be Beautiful

By Winona LaDuke | Jan 16, 2020

Welcome to this edition of Firelight: Wisdom to Support & Inspire! This edition of Firelight is written by Winona Laduke who shares reflections on co-creating a more kind and beautiful Northland, Minnesota, nation,…

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Tickets now live for Climate Justice Night 2020!

By Devon Cupery | Jan 8, 2020

We’re excited to announce that our 2020 celebration and fundraiser will be held at the Science Museum on March 5th, and tickets are now live! We warmly invite you for a hearty meal and…

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Reflections on a new decade

By Charissa Verdoorn | Jan 3, 2020

Staring at a frozen lake and reflecting on the beginning of a new year, I’m keenly aware of how lucky I am. Staying at my husband’s family cabin in Northern Minnesota has become…

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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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