Two years ago, on an unseasonably scorching September day, I joined hundreds of fellow climate activists in Lincoln for the Global Climate Strike. Here in Nebraska, we had one clear demand: a transition to renewable energy.

Now, as the Nebraska Public Power District prepares to vote for their upcoming decarbonization goal, it’s time for the state to embrace a fair, sustainable renewable energy future.

The facts are clear: Climate change is real and has been wreaking havoc on our state.

Read the full article at the Lincoln Journal Star.

Aila Ganić is a "Next Leader" at the Institute for Policy Studies and lead author of the IPS report, "Rain and Sunshine and Wind: How an Energy Transition Could Power Nebraska.”

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