A Minnesota utility is taking ambitious steps to reduce its dependence on coal and curb emissions. But climate activists worry these steps may not go far enough.
Out-of-the-ordinary energy pursuits by local business associations are increasingly being used in regions where the politics of climate change might not fly, but profits from clean energy do.
Although the public does seem to be taking notice, I fear these efforts could backfire if we do not proceed cautiously with our framing around extreme weather and climate change.
The Minneapolis author’s new book, Before the Lights Go Out, argues we already have the technologies today to solve the energy problems of tomorrow.
Journalists still seem unable to talk about the relationship between weather and climate.