By Elizabeth Dunbar, MPR News. Photo: Evan Frost, MPR News Spurred by residents not yet old enough to vote, two Minnesota cities have approved resolutions to reduce citywide greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2040. There's hope the idea will spread nationally in the absence of broader,...

By Frank Jossi Last month 11-year-old Olya Wright and a handful of students convinced the Grand Marais city council to adopt a “climate inheritance resolution” that could lead to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in the tiny North Shore hamlet. Wright is a member of Nordic...

Written by Frank Jossi Officials in a Minneapolis suburb adopted an aggressive greenhouse-gas-reduction policy last month that was brought forth by a group of local high schoolers who are part of a national climate change movement. Drafted by iMatter, a national youth-led group, the resolution aims for net-zero emissions by...

Backed by iMatter and Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, Students Spur City Council to Adopt Climate Inheritance Resolution, Set Aggressive Local Emissions Goals St. Louis Park, Minn. – May 19, 2016 – In response to a presentation by a high-school youth group, St. Louis Park, Minn.,...

High school club gives the city low grades on some environmental efforts. By Beena Raghavendran (http://www.startribune.com/beena‐raghavendran/330703391/) Star Tribune MARCH 22, 2016 — 9:46PM The leaders of tomorrow aren’t easy graders when it comes to the future of the planet. St. Louis Park High School students became the teachers Monday...