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Youth Take a Strong Lead in Rally/Hearing on Alberta Clipper Tar Sands Pipeline

Thursday afternoon April 3rd, 300 protesters from across the Great Lakes region from multiple generations, marched with high spirits through the final fits of winter, to a contested case hearing, holding Enbridge on trial to re-examine the need to expand tar sands infrastructure, specifically Line 67, the Alberta Clipper, which would transport 800,000 barrels of […]

Bishop, Polar Explorer, Scientist address Climate Change

Letter from the Executive Director Volunteers and WSF staff greet guests at the Chasing Ice reception. Copyright 2012 John Ratzloff. When the New Ulm journal published the headline: Polar explorer, scientist, bishop to address climate change, we knew we were pulling together a diversity of voices for climate action. Our efforts to bring strong voices […]

Minnesotans Show Up in Solidarity with DC Tar Sands Action

Here in Minnesota the day started out with blustery late fall skies threatening rain (or snow) at any moment. On the Sunday of the opening weekend for deer hunting, the chances of anyone showing up for a rally against a pipeline carrying toxic tar sands seemed fairly unlikely. Yet, with only one weeks notice over […]