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White House announces our COP21 Education Ambassadors!

Recognizing that educators are critical messengers of climate and energy literacy for hundreds of students each year, we are committed to engaging educators in the international climate negotiations as both learners and climate change communicators for their schools and communities. We have selected a delegation of 10 Education Ambassadors to participate in the UNFCCC COP21 conference […]

One Man, Three Legacies: A Bridge Between Two Organizations

Dust filled the air of the driveway at the Steger Wilderness Center as the three vans from YEA! MN drove home from their weekend retreat. Fifteen students had arrived Friday evening ready to disconnect from the city life and connect with their fellow group members to review their year of work and discuss their next […]

A Year in Review: Reflection from YEA! MN Intern

In March 2014, I was an incredibly angsty junior at DeLaSalle, absolutely fed up with school and wondering what I could do to finish high school while doing meaningful work that would make me happy.  Looking back at the past year, I think I’ve figured it out pretty well.  My internship with YEA! MN has […]

Climate Lessons Update – May 2015

Letter to Climate Change Educators Climate change educators! It is an exciting time for us as we move forward as Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy.  Our mission to educate and empower people to engage in climate change solutions stays the same and our education program will continue to provide the same great professional development […]

Environmental Sustainability Partner Highlight: Climate Generation

In cooperation with GO Minnesota’s Environmental Sustainability Program, Climate Generation (CG), a leader in climate change education and youth climate leadership, will lead a two-day climate change and energy education program and tour of green facilities in the Twin Cities metro area with their education staff. Climate Generation has been educating and empowering people to engage […]

Over 100 Minnesota Youth Lobby for a Clean Energy Future

On a nearly snowless early February day, over 100 high school youth from the Will Steger Foundation’s Youth Environmental Activists (YEA! MN) program participated in the Clean Energy & Jobs “Day on the Hill,” lobbying their state legislators and meeting with Governor Dayton to discuss how climate change will impact their future. Read more…