According to the Environmental Protection Agency, 72 percent of all toxic water pollution in the country comes from coal-fired power plants.
It will be impossible to immediately end climate change, but we can mitigate its effects. This is the kind of action that matters.
As a member of Generation X, I’m embarrassed to see my parents’ generation just sit back and accept what is happening in our country in terms of unfettered spying on U.S. citizens.
Nature has provide a system of checks and balances that man has destroyed as a result of overpopulation, overhunting, and the simple pleasure of trophy killing.
In the case of the Minnesota Orchestra, many of the departures would, in normal times, be seen as lateral moves at best.
Clear plans like this are key to implementing solutions that tackle global warming.
This fall we can choose a better energy future for Minneapolis. The opportunity may rest on what happens Saturday at the DFL city convention.
I suggest the last thing we need is lower gas prices, more driving, and more traffic jams.
A recent Community Voices commentary describes a “massive exodus” of talent from the Minnesota Orchestra. We appreciate the opportunity to set the record straight.
I have yet to be presented an incinerator contract that includes “maximized” recycling, or any significant recycling other than the removal of “white goods.”
Why is the Minnesota Orchestral Association’s endowment so woefully behind? Certainly it has been dipped into for operating needs, but nowhere near $90 million.
Family child-care providers are independent small business owners and employers, not workers.
I was among those who believed Congress’ partisan culture was impossible to change until I learned of No Labels, a movement to do just that.
It’s easy to listen to fear with something new, but understanding the whole story will show the incredible opportunity this is for child care.
Without their efforts to include bigotry in our State Constitution the people of Minnesota would never have created the Minnesotans United organization that so brilliantly led the campaign to reject the amendment.
The warming forecasts in the four previous reports from the Intergovernment Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have so far been much higher than the actual experience.
As I watched Gov. Mark Dayton sign marriage equality into law, I felt an overwhelming amount of love and admiration for LGBTQ families, allies, legislators, and the grassroots campaigns that made this day possible.