Fate of Minn. renewable energy law in judge's hands | Minnesota Public Radio News
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A federal judge could soon decide the fate of Minnesota's six-year-old renewable energy law, which North Dakota officials say is an unconstitutional overreach.Can $100,000 Create The Next Climate Hero? | Co.Exist | ideas + impact
Instead of waiting for these climate heroes to emerge into the public eye organically, entrepreneur Ryan Kushner teamed up with his wife Amanda Ravenhill, a professor at Presidio Graduate School, to create the Hero Hatchery, a year-long crowdfunded fellowship for one promising climate activist. The goal: to create the climate heroes that the world so desperately needs--and to provide online activism training sessions with activists like Paul Hawken, Maggie Winslow, Elandria Williams, and Bill McKibben.Britain faces going back to the bad old days of blackouts as power stations close | UK | News | Daily Express
Hero Hatchery is raising $100,000 over the next month to fund Wood's activist work full-time for a year, hire a PR team to highlight her ongoing achievements, and launch a series of weekly trainings. "Lauren already does a ton of organizing in the local area. [The money will allow her to] concentrate full time on work instead of having to leave meetings for a waitressing shift," explains Kushner.
BRITAIN faces a growing risk of the lights going out as old-fashioned power plants close down, experts warned last night.