Author: Climate Generation

Introducing Climate Generation’s COP26 Delegation

Climate Generation is excited to introduce our delegation of six climate leaders from across the United States that will attend the UN’s international climate negotiations (COP26) this November.* At COP26, world leaders will strategize on the rulebook for the Paris Agreement, which was ratified and signed in 2015. Our Window into COP26 delegation will represent […]

Carbon Pollution Must End: Response to IPCC Report

The U.N. released new findings on the state of our current climate and what is required to avoid the worst impacts of climate change: in short, carbon pollution must end.  In its report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), summarizes the facts about human activities warming the planet. New in this report is the […]

How Urgent Push for Climate Education Can Help Mental Health, Engagement

By Marianna McMurdock August 3, 2021 This July, air quality worsened from Oregon to Maine as wildfire smoke traveled across northern states. New Yorkers woke up to an orange sun, and Utah’s worst drought turned deadly as a sand storm blocked visibility on a major highway. And while reports of extreme weather and restrictions on teaching dominate the news, young people […]

NCSE Awards Friend of the Planet to Climate Generation

For Immediate Release Source: NCSE (https://ncse.ngo) Contact: Paul Oh (oh@ncse.ngo), Director of Communications Oakland, CA – The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) has awarded Climate Generation a 2021 Friend of the Planet award in recognition of the organization’s tireless efforts to help individuals and communities engage in solutions to climate change. “I can’t praise […]

A Regrounding in Truth: Climate Generation’s 16th Annual Summer Institute

By Lindsey Kirkland, Climate Education Manager and Marie Fargo, Climate Change Instructional Resources Coordinator Good climate change education requires a holistic approach, one that speaks to the complexity of the climate system and investigates how political, economic, and social systems influence the impacts and solutions of climate change. Climate Generation’s education programs are rooted in […]

Registration Open for Summer Institute for Climate Change Education Virtual Conference

For Immediate Release: May 12, 2021 Media Contact: Lauren Boritzke Smith 262-490-6562 lauren@climategen.org Registration Open for Summer Institute for Climate Change Education Virtual Conference Hosted by Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy and 13 cohorts across North America Minneapolis, MN – Registration is open for the Summer Institute for Climate Change Education, a virtual conference […]

Now Accepting Preliminary Applications for COP26 Delegation

Climate Generation has sent delegations of youth, educators, and multi-sector representatives to annually participate in the global UN climate negotiations: the Conference of the Parties (COP) since 2009. We’re excited to announce preliminary applications for our COP26 delegation are now open! The United Nations 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) is set to take place […]

PowerClimateAction Campaign Calls for Ambitious Commitment from Nations on People-Centered Climate Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 22, 2021 Global Coalition Asks Governments to Scale Up Climate Empowerment as Key to Meeting Goals of Paris Agreement NY, 22 April 2021 —  As we celebrate Earth Day around the world, an ambitious campaign to catalyze higher climate action via dramatically stepped-up capacity, public participation, and empowerment is launching today, led […]

Response to Violence Against Asian American Communities

We stand in solidarity with the Asian American community — neighbors, partners, teammates, and friends who are processing and responding to the mass shooting in Atlanta that took eight lives, six of those Asian women. Our hearts hurt and we grieve with you. We will continue to denounce white supremacy and the violence, misogyny, racism, […]

Voices to Power: Doing the Greatest Good

Spring is fast approaching, and with it, a sense of renewal. A groundswell of momentum and opportunity is ahead – from the international celebrations of Earth Day to the United States officially rejoining the Paris Agreement alongside the Biden Administration’s National Climate Summit. Our team is rooting ourselves in the power of this moment for […]