Minnesota Public Radio: Climate activists demonstrate in downtown Minneapolis

Dec 14, 2015 | In the News, IPL News Highlights, State Press Clips, What's New

December 12, 2015, Jon Collins

As world leaders wrapped up climate talks in Paris on Saturday, more than 100 climate activists demonstrated in downtown Minneapolis.

Many demonstrators in Minneapolis drew a circle around one eye with a pen or marker. Claire Curran of Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light, which helped organize the event, said the circle represents their commitment to ending the use of fossil fuels worldwide in the next 25 years.

Curran said there’s increasing awareness locally that climate change has direct repercussions on people in the state. Read more

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