Author: Katie Siegner, Communications Coordinator

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 […]

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 […]

Climate Minnesota provides the seeds of change for climate action

The energy and hope was apparent among the 120 west metro residents who attended the Climate Minnesota: West Metro convening on Nov. 12. You could hear it in the way the audience reacted to Paul Douglas’ keynote talk on climate change impacts in Minnesota, and you could see it in the five solutions breakout groups […]

Wine & Dine for Climate – August 29, 2015

We could not have asked for more beautiful weather for the night of our Wine & Dine for Climate event at Alexis Bailly Vineyard, and all other aspects of the event were as lovely as our outdoor surroundings. On Saturday, August 29th, over 50 friends and supporters joined us at Alexis Bailly Vineyards, Nan Bailly’s […]

The Clean Power Plan: A Critical Step Towards A Climate-Resilient Future

The case for strong action by the U.S. to address climate change is growing by the day. After experiencing the hottest and wettest May on record last month, we can clearly see that the impacts of climate change are intensifying. In the past few weeks, international climate efforts have made headlines: Norway has voted to […]

Loll Designs demonstrates eco-furniture circle of life

As a member of 1% for the Planet, eco-friendly outdoor furniture designer and manufacturer Loll Designs is part of a global movement of companies donating at least one percent of their annual net revenues to environmental organizations. Through this initiative, Loll has made meaningful contributions to several Minnesota-based non-profits for the past few years, including […]