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Powered by the Wind

Minnesota ranks seventh in the country for wind energy generation, which in 2020 accounted for 22 percent of the state’s total energy generation.

  • 06/25/2021
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Building Wildfire Resiliency

Ironically, the practices that have kept fire off the landscape are now creating an environment primed for catastrophic wildfire to occur.

  • 06/25/2021
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Net Zero

My parents’ love for each other and their children was a bubble that protected us from the rest of the

  • 06/24/2021
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Reader Exercise: How Would You Fund Public Safety?

As Minneapolis in particular faces greater scrutiny about public safety leading up to the 2021 city elections, we are exploring the data about crime and potential solutions for prevention.

  • 06/14/2021
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Will Minnesota Measure Racism?

The value of comprehensive data collection

  • 06/08/2021
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A Special Message From Sen. Mary Kunesh

“Don’t put the report on a shelf and let it gather dust!” We heard that from the Canadian team that created its

  • 05/25/2021
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Befriending Pollinators

We are lucky to still have these bees in Minnesota, since they have disappeared from 95 percent of the places they used to live.

  • 05/25/2021
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Finding Shelter in Encampment

“‘Here is a tent. Here is an air bed. Here is dinner.’ All things I desperately needed at the time.”

  • 05/25/2021
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Statewide Conversation: Vitality, June 17

We are kicking off a summer series of MWP Conversations on June 17, 5-6:30pm. These will largely be listening sessions,

  • 05/25/2021
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An Essential Ingredient for Rural Connection

If it were profitable, internet providers would be serving more communities.

  • 05/24/2021
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Learning How to Be an Ally: Reforming Policing & Punishment

How do we reimagine the work of reducing poverty, supporting mental health services, and dealing with trauma to minimize substance abuse and violence, in order to diminish the need for police to step in as an end to those consequences?

  • 04/30/2021
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Conversation: MMIR Crisis

Talking with four women on background to action steps about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives crisis in Minnesota

  • 04/23/2021