SACRED ACTION BLOG

Updates from the Interfaith Climate Movement

Faith Leader Letter: Polymet Mine Proposal

February 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.…

Miikawaadenim – To Be Beautiful

January 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…

Tickets now live for Climate Justice Night 2020!

January 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…

Reflections on a new decade

January 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…

Bob Blake Appointed to Governor’s Workforce Development Board

December 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…

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

December 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…

MNIPL is hiring! Solar Outreach Manager

November 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…

Support Cleaner Cars in Minnesota

November 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…

Community Solar Opportunities for Southern Minnesota

October 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…

My testimony on Xcel Energy’s 15-year plan

October 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…

Second Annual Gathering at the Headwaters

October 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…

Clarks Grove community solar array is live!

October 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…