Mar

12

LSP Special Report—“Crop Insurance: A Torn Safety Net”

Federal crop insurance, the Farm Bill’s biggest agricultural program, has transformed from a key safety net for our nation’s farmers to a system that consolidates land ownership, shifts billions of dollars in public funding to large corporations, and harms the land and water. The Land Stewardship Project (LSP) today published a special report on federal […]

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Dec

21

The Climate Change Meeting That Really Matters, Everyone Says So

We joined the Minnesota contingent to COP21 for happy hour and dinner—legislators, educators, activists—some getting ready to go home, others, like us, just arrived, and feeling slightly lost but invigorated, despite jetlag. Blog Post by Athena Kildegaard, Board Member.

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Oct

13

State of the Birds Report’s Sobering Conclusion

Last month the National Audubon Society released its fifth State of the Birds Report. The report includes both good and bad news – all of it related directly to how we are caring for our land and water.

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Feb

19

3 MN River Valley Counties May Host Solar Farms

In 2013, the number of solar jobs increased by 73% in Minnesota according to a report released by the Solar Foundation this month. That is good news for renewable energy advocates who worked hard in 2013 to pass new solar laws for Minnesota to ensure the health of our environment, people, and economy. Post by […]

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Jan

07

CURE Senior Director assumes Clean Energy Responsibilities

CURE Senior Director, Duane Ninneman, has agreed to serve as RE-AMP’s Clean Energy Working Group leader for the next three years. Ninneman was appointed to lead the working group as its interim leader in April 2013 and has now assumed a three-year term following an uncontested election.

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