We’ve been feeling a lot of love this month at the Will Steger Foundation! We’ve seen MPR cover climate change in a bigger and bolder way, including a feature with our founder Will Steger. Our partner educator, Craig Johnson, from the School of Environmental Studies (SES) in Apple Valley, MN was recognized by the White House as a Champion of Change for […]
As we reflect on 2014, the hottest year on record globally, we also saw some positive climate change solutions advanced. In June, the Obama administration took its biggest step yet to address climate change by introducing regulations to limit greenhouse gases from existing power plants. And the U. S. climate movement grew in grassroots might […]
In recent headlines: “Climate change is real, humans are mostly to blame, time is short, UN panel says…” The fourth and final volume of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) giant climate assessment offered no surprises since it combined the findings of three reports released in the past 13 months.
Feb. 17th – Forward Climate Rally in Washington D.C. sponsored by 350.org, Sierra Club and othersDetails: MN Goes to Washington DC or general event info. Feb 20-21 – CERTS conference, St. Cloud. Event details.
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Letter from the Executive Director (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) First, the ugly news: You’ve probably watched or read about the oil disaster that is unfurling along the Gulf Coast. Thousands of barrels of crude oil are steadily gushing into the Gulf every day, threatening the lives, health, economy, and environment of an entire region. The BP […]
Letter from the Executive Director This month marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22nd. It’s often easy to focus on the environmental problems we have, and not enough on the solutions. In honor of Earth Day, here are five things we can be proud of and can build on over the next […]
Saturday, December 12, 2009; 3 PM Central Library, Pohlad Hall 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis – Map It! This December, world leaders will gather in Copenhagen for historic talks on climate change. Join us at the mid-point of these negotiations for an afternoon of learning and engagement on the high stakes of climate change, featuring Will […]