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2021 Cohort Leaders at the Summer Institute for Climate Change Education

We are thrilled to announce the addition of a cohort model to this year’s three-day 2021 Summer Institute for Climate Change Education, July 28th–30th! 13 regional partners across North America are working to create an innovative, collaborative, and solutions-focused virtual conference with our team. Our cohort partners will each lead mini-workshops on Day Two of […]

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 […]

A Sneak Peek into the Talk Climate Institute 2021

As we all continue our long hibernation indoors due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, knowledge and information increasingly come from our devices than from word of mouth and trusted community members. With huge amounts of differing information floating around on the internet and social media, it can be really difficult to discern fact from fiction, […]

Climate Change Education: Ask an Expert

When tackling global issues like climate change, it takes a diverse network. Networks allow educators and professionals to connect to a wide range of people across ethnic, language, and socio-economic divides to produce community-based solutions to complex issues. They connect local experts, parents, professionals, and community members to help further learning in and out of […]

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 […]

Clean Cars Advocates Welcome Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Clean Cars Rule Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2020 Contact: Jeremy Drucker (612) 670-9650 New rule will help clean our air, improve our health, and save Minnesotans’ money St. Paul, MN–Today the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) announced it will formally publish its draft clean cars rule on Monday. If enacted this rule will reduce tailpipe emissions from […]

Announcing YEA! Program Rebrand

Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy is excited to announce a rebranding of our youth program! In addition to a new logo, the name of our youth program has changed from Youth Environmental Activists of Minnesota (YEA! MN) to Youth Environmental Activists (YEA!). The name YEA! will serve as an umbrella title for our three […]