Posts By: Minnesota Environmental Partnership

News Watch: May 26

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Energy, Mining, Parks & Trails, Pollinators, Transportation, Waste & Recyling, Water, Wildlife & Fish Agriculture & FoodMinnPost: How a grass from the hot climate of Mesoamerica came to dominate the fields of frozen Minnesota Climate ChangeNPR: Rising seas push too much salt into the Florida Everglades (In MPR)Spokesman Recorder: Minnesota… Read more »

News Watch: May 23

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Today’s Topics: Climate Change, Energy, Oil & Pipelines, Pollution, Transportation, Waste & Reycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish MEP Press Statement on the End of the 2016 Session   Climate Change Moyers: Why rural communities need to talk about climate change MPR: Current conditions in the arctic Star Tribune: On the lookout for fossil-free funds   Commentary,… Read more »

News Watch: May 19

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Biofuels, Climate Change, Energy, Invasive Species, Leg & Agency, Oil & Pipelines, Transportation, Water Agriculture & FoodNPR: Top scientists say GMOs are safe, but they don’t always deliver on promises (In MPR)Star Tribune: St. Paul’s Frogtown Farm springs into its second yearStar Tribune: National Research Council: GMO foods cause no more… Read more »

News Watch: May 16

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Conservation, Energy, Pollution, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water, Wildlife & Fish Agriculture & FoodStar Tribune: Hybrid hazelnuts are growing a Midwest presence Climate ChangeMPR: The Weather Lab with Paul Huttner: Wildfire science and climate refugees LTE, Duluth News Tribune: Reader’s view: Dark money is behind letter denying climate… Read more »

MEP and members urge consideration on key priorities and concerns at legislature

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Minnesota Environmental Partnership and our member groups delivered the following letter to Omnibus Supplemental Appropriations Bill Conferees calling their attention to the priorities and concerns of the environmental and conservation community of Minnesota. Dear Omnibus Supplemental Appropriations Bill Conferees: As the Conference Committee convenes to consider differences in the House and Senate versions of the Omnibus Supplemental Appropriations… Read more »

News Watch: May 12

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Energy, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollinators, Transportation, Water, Wildlife & Fish Agriculture & FoodMinnPost: ‘Urban farming’ produces little food but lots of social benefits Climate ChangeNew York Times: In novel tactic on climate change, citizens sue their governments Editorial, Mankato Free Press: Our View: Climate and… Read more »

News Watch: May 9

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Energy, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollinators, Pollution, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water Agriculture & FoodNPR: The environmental cost of growing food (In MPR) Climate ChangeEnergy Wire: Clean Power what? Most Americans haven’t heard of climate ruleCommentary, Star Tribune: Rash Report: Climate-conflict link should rally global action… Read more »

News Watch: May 5

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Today’s Topics: Climate Change, Energy, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Transportation, Waste & Recycling, Water Climate ChangeCommentary, Bloomberg View: Climate change: The psychology of inaction (In Star Tribune)LTE, Duluth News Tribune: Reader’s view: Need for action is real on climate changeLTE, Star Tribune: Readers Write (May 4): Climate change EnergyDuluth News Tribune: Duluth comes up… Read more »

News Watch: May 2, 2016

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Today’s Topics: Agriculture & Food, Bonding, Climate Change, Energy, Mining, Oil & Pipelines, Pollinators, Transportation, Water, Waste & Recycling, Wildlife & Fish Agriculture & FoodMN Daily: Reaping the benefit of urban greenery Commentary, Star Tribune: Counterpoint: The downside of cage-free eggs BondingMinnPost: Senate Democrats’ $1.5 billion infrastructure proposal sets up clash with House RepublicansMPR: Senate Dems propose $1.5… Read more »

News Watch: Apr. 28

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Today’s Topics: Climate Change, Energy, Oil & Pipelines, Parks & Trails, Pollinators, Transportation, Water, Wildlife & Fish Climate ChangeMinnPost: Microbiomes essential to healthy soils may adapt poorly to changing climateMPR: Greenland’s glaciers likely melting faster than thought EnergyMidwest Energy News: In Minnesota, waste-to-energy debate firing up once again featuring MEP member groups Sierra Club and MPIRG… Read more »