Author: Climate Generation

Our Statement in Response to West Virginia v. EPA

Climate Generation is outraged by the Supreme Court’s ruling in West Virginia v. EPA, effectively limiting the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate climate change-causing carbon emissions from power plants under the Clean Air Act. A series of recent rulings demonstrate this Court’s overreach against communities, experts, and elected decision makers. Petitioners (including […]

Centering Antiracism through Partnership

Since 2006, Climate Generation has focused on solutions to climate change through education, storytelling, and youth leadership. As the climate crisis has evolved over the last 15 years, so have we. To truly realize our vision — a world of resilient communities with equitable solutions to climate change — we look to our strategic plan […]

Turning Rage Into Action: Response to IPCC Report

The cumulative scientific evidence is unequivocal: Climate change is a threat to human well-being and the health of the planet. Any further delay in concerted global action will miss the brief and rapidly closing window to secure a liveable future. On Monday, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the anticipated report, Climate […]

Avangrid Foundation Supports Nationwide Climate Change Education Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 2021 CONTACT: Lauren Boritzke Smith, Climate Generation 262-490-6562; lauren@climategen.org Avangrid Foundation Supports Nationwide Climate Change Education Program Climate Generation is pleased to announce it has received a grant from Avangrid Foundation, in collaboration with Avangrid Renewables, to support their national climate change education initiatives for K-12 educators in the 2021–2022 year. […]

What the Glasgow Climate Pact means for Minnesota

Signed by: Roopali Phadke, Professor, Macalester College Representative Frank Hornstein, District 61, Minneapolis Julia Nerbonne, Executive Director, Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light Ellen Anderson, Climate Program Director, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy Representative Patty Acomb, District 44B, Minnetonka, Plymouth & Woodland Kristen Poppleton, Senior Director of Programs, Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy Beth Mercer-Taylor, […]

Statement: COP26 Outcome Fails to Deliver

COP26 has failed to deliver on a strong timebound pathway to phase out coal and fossil fuels and highlighted the increasing inequities of climate change action. Negotiators extended almost 24 hours beyond the conference’s last day to agree on the final draft document titled the Glasgow Climate Pact. And “agreed” is nuanced, as dozens of […]

Introducing Climate Generation’s COP26 Delegation

Climate Generation is excited to introduce our delegation of six climate leaders from across the United States that will attend the UN’s international climate negotiations (COP26) this November.* At COP26, world leaders will strategize on the rulebook for the Paris Agreement, which was ratified and signed in 2015. Our Window into COP26 delegation will represent […]

Carbon Pollution Must End: Response to IPCC Report

The U.N. released new findings on the state of our current climate and what is required to avoid the worst impacts of climate change: in short, carbon pollution must end.  In its report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), summarizes the facts about human activities warming the planet. New in this report is the […]