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Clean Power Plan: Where Are We Now?

It seems like a story about a new clean energy project in Minnesota is surfacing every day. From the explosion of community solar gardens, to utility-scale solar projects, to a planned wind-solar hybrid project, the news indicates that our clean energy economy is taking off, and will not be slowing down any time soon. However, […]

Able Brewing Event Embodies Wilderness Ethos, Local Climate Solutions

Like the well-crafted beer that Able Seedhouse & Brewery serves, all of the elements of their Pillows & Pints Ski Movie Night on February 11 mixed seamlessly together to create an inspiring evening celebrating outdoor adventure and local climate actions. The event featured tables from outdoor retailers Patagonia St. Paul, Askov Finlayson – showcasing their […]

Birchwood Boost Launches with Climate Generation as Inaugural Partner

We have long understood that tackling an issue such as climate change requires the whole community. Whether we’re talking about a local community, a national community or a global community, addressing an issue of this magnitude necessitates collaboration among a wide range of diverse individuals, businesses and organizations. Climate action is a community endeavor. In […]

Governor Dayton Appoints Matthew Schuerger to Minnesota Public Utilities Commission

Office of Governor Mark Dayton & Lt. Governor Tina Smith FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2016 Contact: Linden Zakula 651-201-3441 office 202-277-8728 cell linden.zakula@state.mn.us Governor Dayton Appoints Matthew Schuerger to Minnesota Public Utilities Commission ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced his appointment of Matthew Schuerger to serve a six year term on […]

Historic climate agreement reached in Paris

Statement from Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy on the signing of the COP21 climate agreement in Paris “The agreement that has been forged at COP21 represents a historic victory in the effort to achieve a meaningful framework for international climate policy. Today, we celebrate that. The agreement is a strong foundation for future global […]

The Northern Run: From Norway via Minnesota to Paris

It has been 3.5 months since I started my run from Tromsø, Norway. The run, named the Northern Run, is part of the climate awareness campaign Pole to Paris, which I started along with my friend Daniel Price. With only a few days left until the planned arrival in Paris for COP21, a look back […]

COP21: The world’s best chance to tackle climate change

The upcoming Paris climate talks, known as COP21 or, more fully, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 21st Conference of the Parties, are widely recognized as the world’s last and best chance to effectively limit the threat of climate change. This Conference is a crucial event because it needs to result in […]

Best Buy commits support for strong COP21 climate agreement

A few months ago, Minnesota-based Best Buy joined other leading U.S. companies in signing President Obama’s American Business Act on Climate pledge, committing to reducing their own greenhouse gas emissions and expressing support for a strong agreement at COP21. This pledge, signed by 81 companies in all 50 states that have committed at least $160 […]