By Elizabeth Dunbar March 1, 2017 Young climate change activists flooded the governor’s reception room today to implore state leaders to set a new renewable energy mandate. Minnesota is set to surpass its current law of 25 percent renewable energy generation by 2025. A bill introduced this week would increase that to 50 percent by […]
By Dan Thiede March 1, 2017 The Minnesota Women in Energy series highlights influential women who are part of our state’s energy efficiency and renewable energy industries. CERTs is highlighting these leaders during the month of March in 2017, which is Women’s History Month. As part of the series we interviewed Jothsna Harris, Public Engagement Manager […]
I am reminded of my expedition there — and of the repercussions that the loss of ice shelves will have around the world in the form of rising seas and accelerated climate change. By Will Steger There is no way to comprehend the massiveness of the disintegration of Antarctica’s Larsen C Ice Shelf unless you […]
January 27, 2017 — 9:08 AM CST Arthur Levitt, former chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, interviews polar explorer and environmental activist, Will Steger, on “A Closer Look With Arthur Levitt.” https://podcasts.climategen.org/other/A-Closer-Look-With-Arthur-Levitt-Will-Steger.mp3 producer: Arthur Levitt +1-212-617-5560 or email@example.com Running time 30:05 See the full article here.
A nonprofit asks people to share their climate stories. By Katie Siegner Harris: “Given the increasing imprint of climate change on our lives in recent years, we all are eyewitnesses and we all have a story to tell.” That’s Jothsna Harris, public engagement manager at Climate Generation, a Minnesota-based nonprofit. Harris: “And what we’ve […]
Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner, a poet and climate advocate from the Marshall Islands, uses her writing to educate others about the threats facing her home.
Thursday, December 1, 2016 By Ryan Brown I’ve always been drawn to coffee. Not necessarily to coffee the crop, or the beverage from which many of us get our daily caffeine, but to what happens specifically in any space where coffee is served. It could be a group of folks around a dinner table, or […]
Will Steger’s heart may be in the wilderness, but his houseboat in St. Paul is where he gets things done.
By Maja Beckstrom November 28, 2016 Big Brothers Big Sisters usually sees a slowdown in November, but that wasn’t the case this year. More than 100 people called during the week after the Nov. 8 election to say they were interested in befriending a child, triple the usual volume. “We don’t know for sure why,” said […]
By Nicole Rom Executive Director Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy Today, we are living on the edge. “The edge” is one of Will Steger’s favorite expedition terms, as it refers to moments of great challenge and great potential breakthroughs. The edge is where growth, learning, and character-building occur. The challenge confronting us is clear: […]