Environment

Ranae Hanson

Ranae Hanson on Solving for Minnesota’s Political Polarization

People in the North are frustrated because they don’t feel like city people are talking about this at all, they don’t see it coming up in the newspapers — they only see the other kind of mining. And it’s pretty important.

  • 04/28/2022
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Nancy Marie Beaulieu: Protector of Treaties

She stated that the executive leaders violated the tribe’s constitution, which holds that leaders will conserve and preserve the tribe’s resources for the well-being of its people.

  • 11/30/2021
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Janiece Watts, Fresh Energy

Equity and environmental justice have been a focal point for Janiece Watts for more than a decade. She is now at Fresh Energy, a nonprofit focused on transitioning Minnesota to a clean energy economy.

  • 10/27/2021
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Then and Now: Environmental Activists

Over the years, Minnesota Women’s Press has talked to many environmental advocates. A lot has changed since our first conversations with them — and a lot remains the same. From the perspective of a climate activist, how are we doing?

  • 08/21/2021
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Weeds, Words & Wisdom: An Intergenerational Conversation

We put three of our favorite environmental activists and policy advocates in the same virtual room together for a conversation. Here is what former Rep. Karen Clark, Women’s Environmental Institute co-founder Jacqueline Zita, and sustainable agriculture student and activist Priscilla Trinh talked about in June 2021.

  • 07/29/2021
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In the News: Soil, Water, Air Quality

News about air, soil, and water quality

  • 06/25/2021
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April 7: Advocacy Updates from WoMN Act

Advocacy updates related to equity and justice

  • 04/07/2021
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Managing Climate Grief

Symptoms include sleeplessness, difficulty making decisions, feeling out of control, and even guilt about being alive.

  • 06/24/2020
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Tapestry: An Evolution in Our Ecosystem

commentary about how people connect with the environment

  • 06/24/2020
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Winona LaDuke: A Leader of the Green Revolution

At one time, Minnesota had 11 hemp mills, in towns like Winona and Stillwater.

  • 06/24/2020
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Youth Take Action

Excerpts from “Eyewitness: Minnesota Voices on Climate Change”

  • 06/24/2020
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Shifting Ecological Mindsets With Art

Today, my environmental art is built upon an expanded definition of ecology.

  • 06/24/2020