Climate Change

Climate Change Activists March To Demand Action From City Leaders

The organizer says about 150 people attended the march.

FARGO-MOORHEAD.-  Climate change activists in the Fargo-Moorhead area take to the streets to bring awareness to what they call a climate crisis. September 25th is the Global Day of Climate Action. Climate change activists in the metro want to make a stop in every location they say holds an important part in making true change. “People are paying attention. It…

Group Hosts Meeting To Discuss The Dangers Of Climate Change

The group is looking at holding another meeting at MSUM in two weeks.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Community members are coming together to raise awareness on the dangers of climate change. Red River Valley Climate Action group met up at Concordia College’s Integrated Science Center. They’re currently planning for Climate Emergency Training in March. The goal is to have a declared climate emergency called in the F-M area before Earth Day. The declaration would…

Local group stresses action on climate change

Red River Valley Climate Action was founded after the September 2019 climate strikes took place

FARGO, N.D. — A recently-founded group in the metro wants local politicians to take action on climate change. Red River Valley Climate Action hosted a meeting at the Red Raven Espresso Parlor in Fargo to discuss strategies on getting the group’s message heard. An upcoming goal for the group is to campaign for a climate emergency declaration in Fargo-Moorhead. One…

Fargo City Commissioner John Strand Encourages Climate Change Discussion

Commissioner Strand held a town hall meeting for people to voice their concerns on the issue

FARGO, N.D. –The actions we take now will likely have an effect on those who come after us. There is maybe no example where that is more true than in the case of climate change. Fargo City Commissioner John Strand wanted to give those individuals a chance to share their concerns on the issue In a town hall meeting, the…

Greta Thunberg Urges Youth to Demand Climate Change Action at Standing Rock

Thunberg traveled to the U.S. in August on a sailboat to promote her climate change campaign.

FORT YATES, N.D.–A 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist was joined by another teen activist on a North Dakota Indian reservation to urge young people to demand action on climate change. Greta Thunberg told students at Standing Rock High School Tuesday that “lots of indigenous communities are at the front line, and you are the true warriors.” Next to her was Tokata…

Activists From Across Valley Rally For Global Climate Strike

"I have a very simple set of demands number 1, I want my daughter to have a livable future and number 2 I want there to be good jobs for her."

FARGO N.D. — “I have a very simple set of demands number 1 I want my daughter to have a livable future and number 2 I want there to be good jobs for her,” activist Zac Echola said. That’s just one of the many voices that spoke at the Global Climate Strike at Fargo City Hall. College students like Jamal…

Sen. Tina Smith Introduces Bill to Create a Clean Energy Standard

Sen. Tina Smith and Rep. Ben Ray Lujan want to establish a federal Clean Energy Standard

WASHINGTON–A Minnesota Senator has teamed up with a Congressman from New Mexico on a bill to achieve net–zero emissions in the electric sector. Sen. Tina Smith and Rep. Ben Ray Lujan want to establish a federal Clean Energy Standard. They say it would put the nation on course by mid-century to fight climate change. The Democrats say the science is…