News Releases

January 11, 2022

(St. Paul, MN) -- Floods, wildfires, drought. Stark warnings from the scientific community. Rising costs from increasingly powerful and erratic natural disasters. 2021 marked a grim reminder of the future we face if the world does not stop rising global temperatures and in particular address the disproportionate impact the climate crisis has on BIPOC and low-income communities. Minnesota took modest steps forward in some areas last year and big steps...

October 19, 2021

MN350 Action, national Climate Cabinet Action group praise climate champions and call on climate laggards to step up [ST. PAUL] -- A total of 61 Minnesota state legislators received 100% climate scores and 101 received failing grades in the new Climate Cabinet Scorecard, released statewide today by Climate Cabinet Action in partnership with MN350 Action. The scorecard demonstrates that even as Minnesotans experience warmer winters, record-breaking air pollution from wildfires,...

August 2, 2021

Efforts by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce to “declaw” climate-related updates to the state’s environmental review processes were sharply criticized today by a coalition of environmental groups as yet another example of the chamber’s attempts to kill common-sense climate solutions in the state. The Bad for Business campaign was launched a year ago by MN350 Action and partners to expose the chamber’s record of holding Minnesota back when it comes...

January 26, 2021

Gov. Walz’s proposed budget for Minnesota, released Tuesday, extends the governor’s disappointing record on protecting our climate and contradicts his statements about the existential threat of the climate crisis.