Related Program: Northland Morning 1/6 Green Visions: "After seven days, you might as well throw a dart..." By Lisa Johnson • Jan 6, 2016 Related Program: Northland Morning TweetShareGoogle+Email Local meteorologist Dave Anderson weighs in on El Niño, the possibilities of March blizzards and the Northland's possible weather comeuppance next winter. Listen Listening... / 7:36 Dave Anderson researching El Niño Credit Dave Anderson Tags: Green VisionsDave AndersonEl NinoWeatherTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content 12/23 Green Visions: the sky's the limit By Lisa Johnson • Dec 23, 2015 IRPS/Facebook If you can dream up a way to make the Iron Range a more sustainable place ... you can enter your idea in their Community Sustainability Initiative contest. And if you win, you get to build it - and they will come! 12/16 Green Visions: "No ice" ain't nice By Lisa Johnson • Dec 16, 2015 Doug Eastick/Flickr It's probably no surprise that a hockey program here in Duluth is the last one in North America where the mite level practices exclusively outdoors. In addition to being cheaper than renting indoor ice time, "pond hockey" is a whole, almost-forgotten culture. 12/8 Green Visions: new problems demand new infrastructure By Lisa Johnson • Dec 9, 2015 D B Young/Flickr Weather is what we experience day to day. Climate is what sets up the conditions that result in the weather. Climate change isn't linear ... but it is intensifying. So what can individuals do? Dr. Randy Hanson is the Co-Director of the Program in Environment and Sustainability, and he says we start by making some demands. In addition to 350.org, Randy recommends: Short Answers to Hard Questions about Climate Change 12/2 Green Visions: invasive species control, milk, fun: but do goats belong in Duluth backyards? By Lisa Johnson • Dec 2, 2015 Lake Minnesuing Farm They eat invasive species like buckthorn and Canada Thistle. They don't like grass, so they leave it alone. They give milk, they're smart and have fun personalities. So what could possibly be a downside to allowing goats - as pets or as livestock - in the city limits? That's what the city of Duluth is trying to figure out.