Wisconsin Gov. Evers Creates Climate Change Task ForceThe task force includes Republican and Democratic members of the Legislature and representatives of a broad cross section of the state's agriculture, energy, business, health, education and environmental interests.
Court: Dairy Expansion Nixed, Citing Climate ChangeA Minnesota appeals court has ordered the state's pollution regulators to reconsider their decision to issue a permit for a mega-dairy farm because they failed to consider the effects of greenhouse gas emissions from expanding its herd.
What Is Asperger's Syndrome?However you felt about Greta Thunberg's speech on climate change at the United Nations, you could feel the passion in her voice. She credits part of strong activism to her Asperger’s diagnosis -- something she calls her superpower.
Minnesota Climate Strikers Rally At CapitolMultiple nonprofits and youth organizations are leading a climate strike and march at Minnesota’s Capitol Friday.
Minnesota Student Climate Strikers To March On CapitolMinnesota students concerned over climate change are planning to skip school and march on the state Capitol in St. Paul on Friday as part of global protests by young people demanding action from their governments.
Minnesota Labor Unions Divided Over The Green New DealTwo national leaders of the Service Employees International Union recently came to St. Paul to talk about the union's latest initiative to fight climate change: the Green New Deal.
Al Gore, Activists Tackle Threat Decades In The Making At Minneapolis Climate ConferenceAerial images taken over Greenland this week reveal a massive glacial ice melt. It is the result of the North Atlantic's record-breaking heatwave.
Minnesota College Student Involved In Climate Change LawsuitA Minnesota college student is among 21 youth plaintiffs in a lawsuit that accuses the federal government of destabilizing the climate system for present and future generations.
What Makes Up Our Carbon Footprint?Monday is Earth Day, an international day to focus on the environment. Climate experts say our carbon footprint – the greenhouse gases we create – plays a big role in the warming of our planet.
Students Skip School To Demand Tough Action On Climate ChangeFrom the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, students mobilized by social media and word of mouth skipped class Friday to protest what they believe are their governments' failure to take tough action against global warming.
What’s The Difference Between Climate And Weather?How can it be so cold as the planet heats up? Heather Brown explains the difference between weather and climate.
Scientists: Minnesota Is Among Fastest Warming States In U.S.Scientists say Minnesota is one of the fastest warming states in the country, as its famously bitter winters grow milder.
Eric Dayton, Will Steger Talk 'Keep The North Cold' CampaignIn 2015, the Minneapolis store Askov Finlayson launched their "Keep the North Cold" Campaign to benefit Will Steger's nonprofit Climate Generation.
Viewers Sound Off On Climate Change 'Reality Check'WCCO-TV’s Pat Kessler examined a new report on climate change in Wednesday night’s edition of "Reality Check” -- and it is a topic that has a lot of people talking. President Donald Trump says he doesn't believe the report, but can 300 scientists and 13 federal agencies all be wrong? This topic is really striking a chord with just about everyone; one of the rare topics that affects literally everyone in Minnesota.
Reality Check: Minnesota’s Changing ClimateThe National Climate Assessment predicts devastating consequences if nothing is done about climate change. Minnesota's headline: "Much Hotter Summers, Much Warmer Winters.” The assessment predicts a future Minnesota that doesn't look familiar.