CLIMATE

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…

Conservative Lawsuit Targets Minnesota Attorney General

A conservative law center alleges that a lawyer working in his office is an improper political plant.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ A conservative law center is suing Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, alleging that a lawyer working in his office on climate issues is an improper political plant. Attorney Pete Surdo is working for Ellison under a fellowship with the State Energy and Environmental Impact Center at New York University’s School of Law. Minnesota Public Radio…

Climate Expert Says Low Chance of Major Flood in Fargo

The region has experienced lower–than–average precipitation over the past few years

FARGO, N.D. — Spring flood season is just around the corner and climate experts are issuing a new round of outlooks. According to North Dakota State Climatologist Adnan Akuyz, the region has experienced lower–than–average precipitation over the past few seasons. This makes the soil more able to soak in moisture from melting snow. Experts say that even with the current…

President Trump Tweets: Post Office Becoming “Dumber” and Needing “Good Old Global Warming”

Many climatologists say global warming is real and damaging for the earth and stress that cold weather doesn't necessarily connect with changes in climate

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption NATIONAL — President Trump is busy with his social media account, this time going after the U.S. Postal Service and making comments about the weather. With temperatures on the East Coast dropping significantly with the coming weekend, President Trump tweeted “Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good…

Interested in Growing Hemp in North Dakota?

Next year will be the third year of the state's industrial hemp research program

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota’s Agriculture Department is hosting a meeting for people interested in growing industrial hemp. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Brynhild Haugland Room at the state Capitol in Bismarck. Next year will be the third year of the state’s industrial hemp research program. Its goal is to determine whether hemp can…

Gov. Dayton Signs Onto U.S. Climate Alliance

President Trump says the Paris climate change agreement, signed by 195 countries in 2016, is not beneficial or efficient for the U.S.

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Governor Dayton is signing onto the U.S. Climate Alliance that formed shortly after President Trump pulled the country out of the Paris climate change agreement. Minnesota is now with 11 other states in the alliance that are pledging to reduce emissions levels by 28 percent of the 2005 levels. President Trump said the Paris climate…

Demonstrators March to Raise Awareness for Climate Change

The People's march took over the nation and downtown Fargo

FARGO, N.D., — Thousands of people were marching for climate change across the nation. Hundreds took over the streets of downtown Fargo, marching for our air, water and land. It’s part of the People’s Climate March, a nationwide movement to shed light on climate change. They’re saying we only have one planet to live on, and it’s our job to…