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Air programs granted additional funding

Deborah Carter McCoy

Generally, the air we breathe in Minnesota is good. Even with improved technologies, and cleaner air, people and the planet continue to experience negative health effects from air pollution. Air...

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2021 Awards Celebration: What to expect

The Environmental Initiative Awards is an opportunity to celebrate risk, innovation, changemakers, and relationships. Join the  winners ,  sponsors ,  staff ,  board , friends, partners, family members, neighbors, and...

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Building a water-resilient future

Emilio Tenuta

One of the many things we’ve learned in the past year is to expect the unexpected, starting with the disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to survive in our...

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Choose action over despair

Mike Harley

The news of Daunte Wright’s killing at the hands of police has left me fighting a deep feeling of despair. This reaction goes far beyond sadness and it frightens me...

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Our commitment to health during COVID-19

Environmental Initiative is committed to placing the health, safety, and well-being of people before other concerns. We recognize that we must prioritize the needs of those most vulnerable and most impacted in our decisions.    We strive to follow the direction,...

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Emerging

Deborah Carter McCoy

Crocuses and other flowering plants defying Minnesota’s cold and snow are, for many, a sign of rebirth, renewal, or awakening. Pretty flowering plants and green tips of grass are not...

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