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Sustainability and Community: Minnesota Delegation to Bangladesh

By Lara Brenner Like many legends, the story of Ruhel Islam and his remarkable restaurant, the Gandhi Mahal, begins with a terrible flood. As a boy in Bangladesh, Islam survived […] More

Lying by Emission: Peabody Can’t Handle the Truth about the Cost of Carbon Pollution

By Leili Fatehi Peabody Energy is having a tough time of things. As coal prices have declined over the last year, the world’s biggest private-sector coal company has seen its […] More

2015 Legislative Session Report

By John Hottinger Minnesota’s prospects for advancing environmental protections during the 2015 state legislative session were unfortunately predetermined last Election Day, in November of 2014. The old cliché that “elections […] More

North Star Chapter Commits to Anti-Racism

Margaret Levin and C. Scott Cooper Throughout our 122-year history, the Sierra Club has played an important leadership role in our nation’s environmental movement, and the North Star Chapter has […] More

Clean Energy Plan Retires Sherco 1&2 and is Clear Winner for Xcel Customers

New analysis shows that Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy can reduce costs and harmful air pollution by retiring two units at the Sherburne County Generating Station (Sherco) coal-fired power plant. Sherco is […] More