News Release | Environment Minnesota Research and Policy Center

Renewables on the Rise 2018

Minneapolis -- Today, only a week after St. Paul’s announcement that the city has set a goal of making all buildings carbon neutral by 2050, Environment Minnesota Research and Policy Center (RPC) released a new report showing why a 100% renewable future is well within reach. Since 2008, Minnesota has seen a 550-fold increase in the amount of electricity it gets from the sun --and more than doubled wind power production. The evidence is clear: a cleaner, healthier economy powered by renewable energy is within our reach.

News Release | Environment Minnesota

Tax Bill Threatens America’s Environment

Today, the House of Representatives is voting on a tax bill that would open America’s unspoiled Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling and maintain billions in tax breaks for fossil fuel producers.

News Release

Trump’s Budget Delivers More Pollution, Not More Power, to States Including Minnesota; $245,341,000 Eliminated for Grants to State/Local Agencies

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – Based on a briefing by the Trump Administration, President Trump’s proposed FY’18 budget would cut important environmental and health programs. Below is a statement from Madeline Page, Environment Minnesota Outreach Director, on the president’s FY’18 budget proposal.