Minnesota Weather: Environmental Side-Effects Of Coronavirus-Sparked Industrial Halt ObservedAs painful and unsettling as the last few months have been, the unintended (unexpected, even) consequence of less industry and fewer trips by car is a little victory worth noting.
High Water Levels Wreaking Havoc On Great LakesThe five inland seas are bursting at the seams during the region's wettest period in more than a century, which scientists say is likely connected to the warming climate.
Regulators Revisit Environmental Review For Line 3 PipelineEnvironmental and tribal activists urged the Public Utilities Commission to reconsider its earlier approvals and kill the project, saying climate change has reached a crisis stage. But the project’s supporters, including union construction workers, testified it’s time to let Enbridge complete the $2.6 billion project.
Irondale High School Students Push For Action To Address Global WarmingSenior Lily Cartier, Junior Sabrina Deriche and Sophomore Iman Deriche share a fear for the world that they hope to live in one day.
Minnesota Court Rules Against Planned Power Plant In WisconsinThe Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday ordered state regulators to reconsider whether an environmental review is necessary for a proposed natural gas-fired power plant that would be built by Minnesota and Wisconsin utilities.
Minneapolis City Council Declares Climate EmergencyCiting recent natural disasters and warming temperatures, the Minneapolis City Council voted Monday to declare a climate emergency.
Gov. Tim Walz Signs Executive Order On Climate ChangeMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz says the time of waiting and debating are over, and action on climate change is needed.
Will Steger Talks Climate Change, 1989 Trans-Antarctica ExpeditionA sobering account from a seasoned explorer - who's seen the melting polar ice caps firsthand.
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.