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Staff Transitions – We’re Hiring!

Climate Generation has major staff announcements: With sadness and appreciation, we announce that Janet Brown, Associate Director, has offered her resignation, effective April 30. Hired in November 2007 as our second employee, Janet has helped me build Climate Generation to be the thriving, successful organization we have today. She has been my thought-partner on many […]

Unjust Actions Against Immigrants

In the past year, Climate Generation has watched with frustration the dismantling of environmental policies, an increase in inequitable and dishonest platforms, and the rise of dehumanizing behavior from our country’s leadership. The separation of families at the southern border is another example of unjust actions against people of color, and we stand firmly against […]

Annual Appreciation Breakfast a Success!

Over 50 supporters joined our team for our annual Donor Appreciation Breakfast on May 2nd at the Red Stag Supperclub. Amongst coffee and eggs, this annual breakfast tradition includes a short program from Climate Generation’s team to update our supporters on our current initiatives. Climate change is an enormous issue that requires many levers and […]

Press Release: New Director of Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINNEAPOLIS – November 1, 2017 – Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy’s Kristen Poppleton will begin her new position as Director of Programs starting November 1. As Climate Generation’s Director of Education for the past seven years, Poppleton has been instrumental in energizing and growing our K–12 climate change education program and […]

Climate Generation responds to the dismantling of the Clean Power Plan policy

The Trump administration’s move to begin dismantling the Clean Power Plan, a policy intended to curb carbon emissions that contribute to human-induced climate change, will not lead to a quick repeal. E.P.A. Administrator Scott Pruitt’s announcement is simply the first of many steps the agency must make; proposing a rule to undo a regulation takes […]

Climate Generation Announces Innovative Partnership with Interest for Others Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September, 2017 CONTACT: Lauren Boritzke, Climate Generation 262-490-6562; lauren@climategen.org Climate Generation Joins a New “Social Giving” Movement that Taps Donations of Earned Interest on Donors’ Bank Accounts MINNEAPOLIS—Climate Generation joins 32 forward-looking Minnesota charities participating in a new approach to fundraising offered by Interest for Others Foundation (IFOF). IFOF, a Minnesota-based 501(c)(3) […]

Learning from the Genius of Youth: Reflections on 11 Years at Climate Generation

I first met Will Steger in 2006 over a cup of coffee in South Minneapolis. I had just finished up a five year stint working as a winter instructor at Voyageur Outward Bound in Ely, Minnesota, where we learned all about the historic expeditions that Will led to the North and South Poles, along with […]