SACRED ACTION BLOG

Updates from the Multifaith Climate Movement

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MNIPL Supports Internship at Just B Solar Camp

Just B Solar is a solar-based STEM camp for children and youth from low-income communities and communities of color. For the 2022 camp, we supported a paid internship.

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Construction Begins in Rajanpur

With the end of the rainy season in Rajanpur, construction has started on houses in neighborhoods most impacted by flooding. Working with locals over the past two months, Ruhel bought…

Real-Life Draculas and the Significance of The Moment

Submitted by Joshua Lewis, MNIPL Climate Justice Organizer “Voting as Wrench in the Blood Machine” by Kyle Tran Our village has existed in the shadow of Dracula’s castle for years,…

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Youth ‘N Power’s message remains true and powerful despite Federal Court ruling

Last week, a federal court in Washington D.C. said that the Army Corps of Engineers’ oversight of Line 3 was good enough—even though Enbridge’s tar-sand oil pipeline breached three different…

Update on Minnesota Power’s SolarSense Program

On October 6, 2022, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) held a hearing regarding Minnesota Power and their SolarSense program. MNIPL participated with organizational partners Sierra Club, Vote Solar, and…

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MNIPL Supporting Frontline Efforts in Bangladesh

Across the Global South, communities that have done the least to contribute to climate change are forced to bear the worst of its effects. As they are beset by floods,…

Forward, Not Sideways, on Climate

In August 2022, climate history was made when Congress passed the Inflation Reduction Act. This legislation allocated $369 billion for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting climate justice. Unfortunately even…

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Student Team Delivers Insightful Report on Climate Actions in Congregations

This summer, five talented sophomores from the University of North Carolina worked in Minnesota on an eight-week listening project for MNIPL. They dug into the motivations, successes, and barriers that…

Faith-Led Climate Action During Earth Month 2022

During April, faith and spiritual communities across Minnesota acted for the earth. We’re excited to celebrate some of these actions here! If you’d like yours added, please email a short…

Sharing Calls for Climate Action with State Senators

This spring, MNIPL volunteers and staff coordinated meetings with 10 Minnesota State Senators. Constituents of faith and conscience shared why they care about climate change and the urgency of passing…