Energy Advocates Say We're At Tipping Point For Electric CarsFalling gas prices haven't hurt the demand for all-electric vehicles, with more than 200,000 of them on America's highways. That represents a jump of roughly 500 percent over the past two years, according to Environment Minnesota.
MSP Airport Throws Switch On Giant Solar FarmSunny skies at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport are not just good for takeoffs and landings -- it will now mean producing electricity for the sprawling complex. A giant solar grid, comprised of 8,705 individual collector panels, is now turning sunshine into three million watts of power.
General Mills Pledges 28-Percent Cut In Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2025A Twin Cities food giant is attracting world attention not for what it puts on tables, but into the air.
Groups Ask Xcel To Try Tiered Pricing Several environmental groups are asking Xcel Energy to rethink the way they charge people for electricity.
News Study Paints Sweltering Picture Of Future ClimateOn the Stone Arch Bridge spanning the Mississippi River, environmental studies students basked Thursday under a warm October sun. And for instructor Jean Unzicker, no topic was more controversial than debate over the science of climate change.
Good Question: Is ‘Global Warming’ The Wrong Term To Use?When the Twins repeatedly have April snow-outs, and Duluth gets a record 50 inches of snow during spring, it makes it challenging to convince people to change energy policy because of the threat of global warming.