Arctic Explorer Will Steger Issues Statement Regarding The Markham Ice Shelf Break Off

ARCTIC EXPLORER WILL STEGER ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING THE MARKHAM ICE SHELF BREAK OFF

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

MINNEAPOLIS – Sept. 3, 2008 – Arctic explorer Will Steger issued the following statement in reaction to news about the Markham Ice Shelf break off:

“This is another shocking proof that global warming is real. I just cannot believe that the Markham Ice Shelf broke off.

For the sake of our children, I hope that our two presidential candidates address global warming as a top priority this election season.”

Read or download the full press release here.

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About Will Steger
Will Steger is a polar explorer, educator, activist and author. He has spent more than 45 years traveling through the Arctic regions, advocating for the Earth’s preservation and advising on permanent solutions to our climate crisis. Steger has been invited to testify before the United States Congress and has advised world leaders on the environmental protection of Antarctica. Steger is a recipient of many awards including the prestigious John Oliver La Gorce Medal and the National Geographic Adventure Lifetime Achievement Award.

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