News Release | Environment Minnesota

Minnesotans celebrate record-breaking support for curbing carbon pollution

Minnesotans joined together on Monday to highlight broad public support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon pollution standard—a proposed standard to limit industrial carbon pollution from new power plants. This first-ever limit is essential to improving public health and protecting Minnesota's kids.

News Release | Environment Minnesota Research & Policy Center

Clean Cars Would Slash Oil Use and Pollution this Summer

As Minnesotans get ready for summer road trips, an Environment Minnesota Research & Policy Center report finds that cleaner, more fuel efficient cars would significantly slash oil consumption and global warming pollution across the state. The report, Summer on the Road: Going Farther on a Gallon of Gas, was released as the Obama administration is on the verge of finalizing fuel efficiency and global warming pollution standards for cars and light trucks that achieve a 54.5 mpg standard by 2025. 

News Release | Environment Minnesota

An energy switch, waiting to be be flipped

On May 23, Environment Minnesota Director Ken Bradley and Institute for Local Self-Reliance Senior Researcher John Farrell published an opinion piece about Minneapolis's energy future in the StarTribune.

News Release | Environment Minnesota

Victory for Solar at the Capitol!

The sun's been shining in Saint Paul ever since a bipartisan group of legislators worked together to pass a bonding bill that makes it easier to install solar on schools, hospitals and other public buildings! 


News Release | Environment Minnesota

Join Polar Explorer Ann Bancroft for Earth Day Celebration

We have a sold-out house for Earth Day celebration on Tuesday, April 17th at the Red Stag Supperclub where we will hear from Polar Explorer Ann Bancroft, and Fresh Energy's Executive Director Michael Noble, and we'll be honoring former state legislator and PUC Chair Ellen Anderson, Vice President Walter Mondale and others.