Climate Cast

Minnesota Public Radio News Chief Meteorologist Paul Huttner discusses the latest research on our changing climate.

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Doctor's advice: Forget the climate change deniers, focus on the 'passive allies'


United Nations Secretary General António Guterres upped the urgency for reducing global emissions this week. He told attendees at the COP25 climate meeting in Madrid that stalled progress means cou...


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Trade dispute with China could slow transition to low-carbon power


In his article this month in Science, Jonas Nahm says China — and improving trade relations with China — is critical to meeting global emissions goals. China manufactures much of the world’s low-ca...


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Tech to pull existing carbon out of atmosphere is closer, more important than you might think


Technology to draw existing carbon out of the atmosphere to combat climate change may seem far off, but a project that would capture a million tons of carbon a year is scheduled to open in Texas in...


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Minnesota, other states pledged to meet Paris climate goals. Can they after U.S. withdraws?


The United States moved to officially withdraw from the Paris Agreement this week. The 2015 United Nations agreement commits nearly 200 countries to reducing greenhouse gas emissions at a rate that...


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Regenerative farms 'producing more, opening new markets' while fighting climate change


A United Nations report released this summer warns the world must drastically change the way it produces food in order to meet emissions reduction goals. Some Minnesota farmers have already heeded ...


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 2019-11-01  4m
 
 

What indigenous communities can teach about climate change solutions


Climate change often impacts disenfranchised communities more directly, and that includes indigenous communities. But these communities can also teach us a lot about how to move forward. That was t...


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 2019-10-25  4m
 
 

Damage related to climate change will only grow -- who's liable?


How will lawyers and the courts assess the cost of damage related to climate change? And who pays?


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 2019-10-18  4m
 
 

Hydrogen power, modular nuclear and the other technology Xcel Energy has its eyes on


Xcel Energy says it should have no problem reaching its goal to cut carbon by 80 percent by 2030. It's that last 20 percent that will require some still-nascent technology.


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 2019-10-04  12m
 
 

Climate Curious: Ask a climate expert


As part of our Climate Curious project, MPR News asked listeners what they want to know about climate change. People wrote in with a wide breadth of questions, including what kind of trees to plant...


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 2019-09-27  49m
 
 

Does climate change make predicting the weather more difficult?


MPR News is answering your climate change questions, and Climate Cast is helping out. Mary Dow-Bunnell asks: How is climate change affecting meteorologists' ability to accurately predict the weather?


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