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Land Use Rezoning in Minneapolis

CEED, along with partners, submitted recommendations to the City Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) Department to urge the City to take proactive steps to protect the health and safety of the most under resourced communities through this zoning process.

Minnesota’s SF 4 Bill: Decoding the 100% Clean Energy Commitment and What it Means for Environmental Justice Communities

Last week, Minnesota signed into law Senate bill SF 4, establishing an ambitious goal to achieve 100% clean energy by 2040, joining 25 other states with 100% clean energy or zero greenhouse gas emissions commitments. But what does this bill actually mean for environmental justice communities in MN, and what comes next?

Justice in Home Energy Workshop

Join CEED & Cooperative for Energy Futures (CEF) for our home energy justice workshop! We will work to better understand just what your energy bills mean and how much certain go-to appliances may be costing you

STATEMENT: EPA’s Proposed New Carbon Pollution Standards for Fossil Fuel-Fired Power Plants will fail to protect EJ communities

The Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School, the Center for the Urban Environment of the John S. Watson Institute for Urban Policy and Research at Kean University, the New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance (NJEJA), and the Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy, along with 18 environmental justice and 9 allied organizations are submitting public comments today on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s proposed carbon pollution standards for coal and new natural gas fired power plants.

Juneteenth Celebration and Being the Change We Want to See

Join us at South High School for the morning of Juneteenth! We have a wonderful morning planned with Jim Embry who…

CEED Announces Executive Director Transition and Reaffirms Mission

The Board of Directors of the Center for Earth, Energy, and Democracy (CEED) announces with gratitude and appreciation that Dr….

Earth Day 2023: Celebrating Nature’s Gifts

Join us for an Earth Day event in collaboration with CLUES’ Jardin De Armonia and Cynthia Rico Mendoza of Earthy Mujer, where we will cook together and share a meal from our new Nature’s Cookbook, and engage in discussion around the need to treat the Earth with care and reciprocity, not as a commodity.

Earth Day 2023: Celebrating Nature’s Gifts

For the past few months, I have been working with Cynthia Rico Mendoza, of Earthy Mujer, to create Nature’s Cookbook….

Inflation Reduction Act Environmental and Climate Justice Program: Recommendations

Earlier this month, the Center for Earth, Energy, and Democracy (CEED) together with other member organizations of the Equitable and Just National Climate Forum (EJNCF) took part in a Request for Information (RFI) process on the Inflation Reduction Act and Climate Justice Program.

How Women and Water Can Change the World: Celebrating Women’s History Month and World Water Day

Water and sanitation are essential for life, health, dignity, and prosperity. Yet, many people lack access to safe drinking water and sanitation services. Women and children can be especially impacted. In this blogpost, you can learn about why we need to value water as a human right and a common good. You will also find some practical ways that you can get involved in protecting and improving water quality and equity in your community.

Minneapolis Rezoning Commenting Workshop

In an effort to gather real-life experiences, concerns, and needs from affected community members, CEED, in collaboration with Community Members for Environmental Justice (CMEJ), is hosting a Rezoning Commenting Workshop on Wednesday, March 15 2023.