Community Highlights

By Julia Fritz-Endres, MN350

On a bright summer morning in downtown St. Paul, there was a sense of hope in the air. The day was June 29, the fourth and final day the Public Utilities Commission would discuss the Line 3 pipeline replacement project before making their decision. They held the power to grant or deny a Certificate of a Need and Route Permit for the project.

I was newly interning with MN350, an environmental non-profit focused on fighting climate change. I had joined the “Pipeline Resistance” arm of MN350 just a few days before and was just beginning to understand the breadth of the resistance movement. For over five years, environmental advocacy groups, indigenous leaders, religious groups, and countless others have opposed the pipeline through every legal avenue available to them, building a vast network of fighters.

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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are awful reminders that the climate crisis is not an abstract issue to be faced by future generations—it’s happening right now, and it’s devastating communities and taking lives. With fossil-fuel industry puppets in charge of the government, that means it’s up to us to defend those under attack.


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Although climate change will transform the face of the planet, our socio-economic systems ensure people of color have been affected first and will continue to be hit the worst. Luckily, our communities also have the solutions.

By Makayla Comas


Both of my homes are under attack.

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An introduction to a resource bank that we hope will help us move a little bit closer to realizing our dream of a just and sustainable future for our movements and the world.

By Eddie Junsay, Eva Malis, and Charlie Jiang

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In historic move, judge grants Youth Climate Intervenors legal status to bring climate arguments to pipeline permitting process


ST. PAUL, MN— On July 3, a Minnesota judge made the historic decision to grant 13 young people legal status as an official stakeholder in the permitting case for Enbridge’s controversial Line 3 tar sands pipeline.

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As we forge a path to climate justice, we can create an inclusive America for all of us.


932 At the Peoples Climate March, diverse communities from across the country came together to demand a just future.

Shocked, but not surprised.

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Statement from Lydia Avila, Power Shift Network Executive Director, on Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement on climate change:

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