Like the movement of a glacier, Minnesota’s progress toward cleaner fuels and away from oil dependency may appear slow, but it is happening, and some real accomplishments were made in 2019.
Between 2008 and 2013, fine particle pollution in Minnesota decreased by about 10 percent. Ozone pollution rates remained unchanged.
Vehicle exhaust now represents the single largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in Minnesota. Here are some things we can do to reduce them.
Cleaner energy, healthier air and a strong economy — it’s the type of answer to our energy policy questions that many Americans have been waiting to hear.
Physicians, nurses, researchers and other health professionals need to have their voices heard as Minnesota decides how it will cut air pollution levels over the next 15 years.
We must support the expansion of renewable energy, efficiency standards and flexible solutions to air pollution and climate change in Minnesota.
One thing is certain: Alternative fuels are driving change in Minnesota. Change for the better.
Too often, health impacts are left out of the conversation on climate change.