Global Warming

General Mills: climate change will be bad for business – announces big carbon reductions

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Fresh Energy applauds General Mills for its decision to cut carbon emissions by 28 percent in the next decade in order to combat global warming. The Minnesota-based company announced its strategy to reduce emissions throughout the value chain, from farm to fork to landfill earlier this morning.

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Global Warming

J. Drake Hamilton meets President Obama in the White House

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The President invited Fresh Energy’s science policy director, J. Drake Hamilton, to join him at a small group meeting in the White House prior to his historic announcement of the single greatest step the United States has taken thus far to combat climate change.

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Global Warming

Minnesota Power announces end of coal at Taconite Harbor 1&2 by 2020

Clean energy organizations applaud Minnesota Power for announcing plans to cease burning coal at its Taconite Harbor 1 and 2 old coal-burning power plant on Lake Superior’s North Shore near Schroeder, Minn. Minnesota Power will idle the plant in fall 2016 and cease burning coal in 2020.

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