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Cargill to test innovative net zero shipping solution: sails

The ship is longer than the length of two football fields.

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The onslaught of 1,000-year rainfall events hammering America

Saint Louis, Kentucky, Illinois twice, Dallas, Mississippi and Death Valley have been slammed by mega-rain events or 1 inĀ  1,000-year rains.

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Palm Springs residents: Divert the Mississippi to solve our drought problems

Should the southwest have some of the Mississippi River?

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Supercharged atmosphere causing more mega-rain events

There could be a mega-rain event Saturday-Sunday in Minnesota, Wisconsin and/or Iowa.

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Deciphering the Dust Bowl: The makings of the 1930s heat waves

The hottest temps ever in Minnesota happened in the 1930s, but heat in modern times is more consistent and lasts longer.

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'Don't Look Up' in real life: TV anchor's attitude is mockery to climate reality

A real-life version of a scene from the movie "Don't Look Up" happened this week.

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Unprecedented UK heat, warm MN nights are signs of climate change

The most obvious climate change fingerprint in Minnesota are warmer overnights.

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Tracking the heat dome: Short and long-term impacts for MN

Tuesday will be a taste of what could be an extended period of hot and dry weather in Minnesota.

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CenterPoint Energy testing green hydrogen at Minneapolis plant

The pilot project transforms municipal water into a zero-carbon energy source.

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A few days left to comment on MN climate action plan: Here's what's in it

Framework details how Minnesota will prepare for climate change.

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Bloomberg: Food inflation pushes Cargill family members higher in billionaires list

The Minnesota-based food giant is America's largest privately-owned company.

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Luck of the Irish or climate change? 80 in March used to be impossible

Remember St. Patrick's Day in 2012, when the Twin Cities hit 80 degrees?

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How impossible December tornadoes happened in Minnesota

Meteorologist Sven Sundgaard was as shocked as everyone else when 7 tornadoes twisted through Minnesota 10 days before Christmas.

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Sen. Tina Smith warns Dems she may not vote for budget bill if climate plan dropped

This comes amid a White House effort to get its "Build Back Better" plan passed.

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Warm fall weather leads to algae blooms on Minneapolis lakes

Conditions are right for more lakes to develop blue-green algae blooms.

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Aquifer energy storage project wins financial backing of Mpls city council

It'll be used to power the Towerside Innovation District near the U of M.

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Watch: Activist confronts Klobuchar about Line 3, gets little response

The senator was quickly ushered away from the scene.

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Line 3 protesters at Capitol met by state troopers

A group of demonstrators remained on the grounds after the event permit expired.

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Wildfire 200 acres in size burning on Isle Royale National Park

The National Park Service has closed a number of areas of the park.

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How much rainfall will it take to get out of this damaging drought?

The odds of the drought ending in the next month are remarkably slim, one group says.

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Diver who helped after I-35W bridge collapse returns medals in protest of Line 3

He gave them back "as an act of desperation, and because I saw no other way to help bring the necessary urgency and attention to this matter."

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Here's what the UN's climate report says about Minnesota's future

"Minnesota is an extreme climate by nature and those extremes will continue to amplify."

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Climate change is warming lakes, leading to more toxic algae blooms

The agency says blue-green algae blooms are occurring all across the state.