Minnesota


Attacks on Clean Energy Up for Debate in Minnesota Legislature

, energy analyst

Prohibiting state planning for the Clean Power Plan is akin to cutting off your nose to spite your face. Read more >

Bookmark and Share

Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate

Bruce D. Snyder, MD FAAN, , UCS

Like many others, I have grown ever more concerned about the implications of uncontrolled climate change for public health. Those of us in health care have a special understanding of the suffering and loss that will occur because of our society’s failure to act urgently and decisively to curb the global dependence on fossil fuels. Read more >

Bookmark and Share

Gov Dayton State of the State 2016

Minnesota Continues its National Leadership on the Clean Power Plan

, director of energy research, Clean Energy

Last week Governor Dayton promised to veto any legislation blocking or slowing efforts related to the Clean Power Plan. He also stated that he would “like to see Minnesota’s dependence on coal eliminated” as soon as possible. Read more >

Bookmark and Share

New Analysis Shows Minnesota Can Save Millions AND Cut Carbon Pollution

, energy analyst

A new UCS analysis released today shows that strengthening Minnesota’s commitment to renewable energy and energy efficiency will drive billions in capital investments, reduce carbon emissions, and lead to significant cost savings on consumer electricity bills through 2030. Read more >

Bookmark and Share

Midwest States Finally Catching on to Solar Power’s Potential

, energy analyst

Michigan and Minnesota are catching on and the solar power movement is now gaining a foothold in the Midwest. Read more >

Bookmark and Share