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Delegate to Cycle Across Minnesota in Outreach for Clean Energy and Swift Action

By Will Steger Foundation October 7, 2009 DELEGATE TO UNITED NATIONS CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE TO BIKE 350 MILES ACROSS MINNESOTA TO SPOTLIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE SOLUTIONS Delegate to Cycle Across Minnesota in Outreach for Clean Energy and Swift Action Reed Aronow, a Minnesota youth delegate to the Copenhagen climate negotiations in December with the Will Steger […]

Bill McKibben and Will Steger call for climate change solutions

By Will Steger Foundation BILL MCKIBBEN AND WILL STEGER CALL FOR CLIMATE CHANGE SOLUTIONS Bill McKibben and Will Steger are encouraging climate change solutions through public policy, education and leadership Join author and climate activist Bill McKibben and polar explorer and Minnesota native Will Steger for a free public forum as they share their experiences […]

Red Wing Republican Eagle: Creating Green Jobs can boost the economy

By Will Steger: Published Wednesday, December 10, 2008 MINNEAPOLIS —This past year I had the unique opportunity to return to Ellesmere Island and Greenland in the high Arctic to see firsthand the impacts of global warming and to bring a large online audience of educators, students and media along. What I found was no surprise: […]

Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine: The Influentials 2008

A Hundred Twin Citians Who Make Things Happen.Will Steger, Environmentalist No one, with the recent exception of Al Gore, is more closely or widely listened to on environmental topics than the sixty-three-year-old polar explorer and educator. After several decades of Arctic expeditions, Steger, a Twin Cities native headquartered in Ely, has dedicated his life to […]

University of St. Thomas Magazine: Climate Change(d)

Why every little thing we do still matters.by Will Steger ’66 : Photo by Mike Ekern ’02 As one of nine kids raised in Richfield, Minn., my parents gave us total freedom to explore, just as long as we received good grades and stayed on the right side of the law. At 15, inspired by […]

Will Steger and Duluth Residents Call on Congress for Clean Energy Policy

Sept. 8, 2008 Will Steger and Duluth Residents Call on Congress for Clean Energy Policy Offshore Drilling Offers No Relief at the Pump Duluth, MN– As Congress considers various proposals that would weaken decades of coastal protections and allow offshore drilling in protected waters, a large crowd of Duluth citizens gathered with Will Steger along […]

NASA Scientist Dr. James Hansen Calls For Global Warming Solutions

NASA Scientist Dr. James Hansen Calls For Global Warming Solutions Dr. James Hansen and Will Steger are encouraging climate change solutions through public policy change, education and leadership MINNEAPOLIS–Aug. 11, 2008–NASA climate scientist Dr. James Hansen, best known for his testimony on climate change to Congress in 1980’s that helped raise broad awareness of global […]

Ellesmere Island Expedition: Press Release

RENOWNED EXPLORER WILL STEGER LEADS YOUTH ON ARCTIC EXPEDITION TO EXAMINE GLOBAL WARMING IMPACT Steger and Six Young Explorers Make Final Preparations for 60-Day, 1,400-mile Dogsled Expedition MINNEAPOLIS – March 18, 2008 – Today famed polar explorer Will Steger announced he is departing on an international expedition to document the impact of global warming in […]