The outcome in about a dozen competitive legislative races and the contest for Lt. Governor could tip the balance on climate and clean energy legislation in the state.
A committee studying the energy sector recently shared five recommendations for meeting the state’s climate goals.
Activists say the effort launched without a critical component: the input of Minneapolis’ minority and low-income communities.
The current political environment creates a window for those wanting to push legislation on global warming and other green issues, analysts said.
In a sobering speech, the actress, activist and fitness guru said she draws inspiration from young climate activists such as Greta Thunberg.