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Polar Explorer Steger Urges MN To Cut Back On Coal Burning, Use Clean Energy Instead

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Minnesotan Will Steger has been to both poles and has seen firsthand the effects of climate change. He is urging lawmakers in his home state to move ahead with a federal initiative called the Clean Power Plan to cut back coal burning that speeds the effects of climate change.
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Today’s UpTake: Climate Change Brings Lawsuits; Vets for Peace Arrested at White House

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Today and this week we’re taking a look at whether the extreme weather that has hit Minnesota in recent months is a result of global climate change. University of Minnesota Environmental Law Professor Hari Osofsky walks us through several lawsuits filed as a result of environmental pollution and climate change. Continue Reading →

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Litigation Follows Extreme Weather Caused by Climate Change

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Several days after the worst winter snowstorm to hit the Twin Cities in 19 years, The UpTake interviewed University of Minnesota Environmental Law Professor Hari Osofsky about law surrounding climate change, and what kinds of lawsuits might be filed here in the Midwest, and nationwide, in response to environmental pollution and global climate change. Continue Reading →

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