Author: Climate Generation

Expedition Photo Cards – NEW!

The Will Steger Foundation has created a set of 10 dramatic photo cards to capture Will Steger’s historical expeditions. Photos also showcase Will Steger Foundation’s 2007 and 2008 Arctic expeditions to Baffin and Ellesmere Island.

Annual Report: 2008/2009

Despite a normal winter and cool summer for those of us in Minnesota, the rest of the world had an all-time record of high temperatures this year. The changes are not going unnoticed in the Arctic; researchers say air temperatures in northwest Canada, in Siberia and elsewhere in the Arctic have risen more than 2.5 […]

Program Recap: Longest Summer Tour

With generous support from the US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Toyota City and over 40 organizations, the Will Steger Foundation was able to execute a 10-day Tour of the Upper Midwest, across four states and seven cities from October 13-22, 2008. The “Longest Summer Tour” (Tour) provided an […]

Annual Report: 2007/2008

Dear Friend, Over the past year I was fortunate to travel back to the Arctic on two expeditions to witness the ongoing impact of global warming on this sensitive environment. In late March I set out from Resolute in the High Arctic with a team of 21-28 year olds from four countries along with 3 […]

Annual Report: 2006/2007

This past year and a half has been quite a journey for me, and for the Will Steger Foundation, an organization I knew I needed to create years ago. The organization has been a way to channel my vision and interest in education and policy into something that would be bigger than any effort I […]

Program Recap: Ellesmere Island Expedition

On March 29, 2008, the Will Steger Foundation launched its second Global Warming 101 Expedition, a 62-day, 1,400-mile dogsled expedition across Ellesmere Island. Renowned explorer Will Steger selected six young adventurers, ages 21–28, to join him in an effort to educate youth, inspire international coopera- tion and empower the next generation of leaders to advocate […]

Our Programs

[important color=blue title=Strategic Goal]The Will Steger Foundation’s programs seek to offer thought-provoking interaction and practical solutions for educators, students, youth, and the broader public.[/important] [blockquote class=blue]“We have a responsibility to teach the next generation what global warming is and where the solutions lie.” – Will Steger[/blockquote] OVERARCHING GOAL: Will Steger Foundation programs aim to educate, […]

Local Outreach – Minnesota

Youth Environmental Activists Minnesota (YEA! MN) WSF is a co-sponsor for YEA! MN, a network of high school environmental clubs working together across the Twin Cities metro area. YEA! MN connects, engages, and empowers youth to create environmentally clean, just, and sustainable communities. There are 30 high schools in the YEA! MN network from a […]