Author: Climate Generation

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 […]

Why youth are writing a Minnesota Law for climate justice education

By Annie Chen and Maya Hidalgo, leaders with the YEA! Network As climate change becomes a growing issue, the number of climate education proposals has increased to meet the growing need of addressing this relevant topic in school systems. Over the past few months, Climate Generation’s YEA Network, a statewide youth organization, has worked on […]

Bypass Rhetoric — Pierce the Heart

Climate Generation is a proud sponsor of The Great Northern – this piece was originally published on the Great Northern blog. Reflecting on Climate Generation’s Eyewitness: Minnesota Voices on Climate Change By Maija García Eyewitness: Minnesota Voices on Climate Change balances youthful dreams and elder wisdom in a collection of drawings, photographs, poetry, and personal testimony. Turning […]