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Our actions are significant!

In recent headlines: “Climate change is real, humans are mostly to blame, time is short, UN panel says…” The fourth and final volume of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) giant climate assessment offered no surprises since it combined the findings of three reports released in the past 13 months.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Letter from the Executive Director (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) First, the ugly news: You’ve probably watched or read about the oil disaster that is unfurling along the Gulf Coast. Thousands of barrels of crude oil are steadily gushing into the Gulf every day, threatening the lives, health, economy, and environment of an entire region. The BP […]

Earth Day Celebrates 40 Years!

Letter from the Executive Director This month marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22nd. It’s often easy to focus on the environmental problems we have, and not enough on the solutions. In honor of Earth Day, here are five things we can be proud of and can build on over the next […]

The Latest from Copenhagen

Saturday, December 12, 2009; 3 PM Central Library, Pohlad Hall 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis – Map It! This December, world leaders will gather in Copenhagen for historic talks on climate change. Join us at the mid-point of these negotiations for an afternoon of learning and engagement on the high stakes of climate change, featuring Will […]