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Institute on the Environment –

IonE discovers solutions to Earth’s most pressing environmental problems by conducting transformative research, developing the next generation of global leaders and building world-changing partnerships

Minnesota Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) –
The Clean Energy Resource Teams—or CERTs—are a statewide partnership with a shared mission to connect individuals and their communities to the resources they need to identify and implement community-based clean energy projects.

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency –
Working to protect and improve our environment and enhance human health.

  • Next Step –
    • This site has been designed to provide Minnesota Sustainable Communities Network (MnSCN) members and others with information, access to resources, opportunities for networking, and inspiration on the topic of sustainable communities. NextStep site users have the ability to post information and resources on the site as well as to access the resources and information posted on the site.

Will Steger Foundation –
Educating, Inspiring and Empowering People to Engage in Solutions to Climate Change

Natural Resource Research Institute –
To foster the economic development of Minnesota’s Natural Resources in an environmentally sound manner to promote private sector employment.


Yale Environment 360 –
Yale Environment 360 is an online magazine offering opinion, analysis, reporting and debate on global environmental issues.

Columbia University: The Earth Institute –
The Earth Institute brings together the people and tools needed to address some of the world’s most difficult problems, from climate change and environmental degradation, to poverty, disease and the sustainable use of resources.