“Mining the Climate: The Pros and Cons of Copper-Nickel Mining in Minnesota” with Julie Lucas and Kathryn Hoffman

april, 2024

29apr7:00 pm8:30 pm"Mining the Climate: The Pros and Cons of Copper-Nickel Mining in Minnesota" with Julie Lucas and Kathryn Hoffman7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Rosenmeier Center Forum

Event Details

The transition to a clean energy economy and the resulting demand on metals such as copper and nickel, needed for production of solar power, wind energy, and manufacturing electric vehicles and their batteries, is the topic for discussion at a Rosenmeier Center for State and Local Government forum on Monday, April 29, 7 p.m., at Central Lakes College Chalberg Theater.  Titled “Mining the Climate Crisis: The Pros and Cons of Copper-Nickel Mining in Minnesota, with Julie Lucas, Executive Director of MiningMinnesota and Kathryn Hoffman, Chief Executive Officer of Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy.  The forum will shed light on the issues surrounding the extraction of the metals in the more water-intense areas of northern Minnesota. 

This event will be live streamed:https://www.youtube.com/live/bctr5ijCLjg?si=-z3MNxT7F53udN2H

Organizer

GORDON ROSENMEIER CENTER ON STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTSTEVE WENZEL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CENTRAL LAKES COLLEGE, ROOM C-200

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