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Youth Climate Kickoff 2019

At the start of the 2019-2020 school year, Climate Generation’s Youth Environmental Activists of MN brought together teens from dozens of schools across the state. Students who care about climate justice spent the day sharing ideas and building trust for the work ahead. Students gathered at Roosevelt High School, where YEA! MN Core members Shahad […]

Antarctica Reunion, 30 Years Later

I am honored that Senator Dave Durenberger has shared the following reflections on his role during our historic Trans-Antarctica expedition in 1989-1990. These remarks will be presented at the formal gathering for our 30th anniversary reunion in Japan, November 3-11, 2019. I first set eyes on Antarctica on July 26, 1989 as my expedition prepared […]

President Trump Formalizes US Withdrawal from Paris Agreement

On Monday November 4 the U.S. filed to withdraw from the Paris Agreement as President Trump announced in June 2017.  195 parties have signed onto the Paris Agreement, a global commitment to limit global warming by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and developing clean economies. The withdrawal of the United States from this commitment means the […]

COP25 International Climate Negotiations Suspended

In an unprecedented announcement, COP25 has been relocated to Madrid after being postponed for a short time by host country Chile. This morning, Chilean President Sebastian Piñera announced that he will suspend the UN climate negotiations, COP25, in Santiago in the midst of violence and civil unrest. On Friday, more than one million people filled […]

CHRIS KOZA: Band Together Musician Spotlight

Chris Koza is a participating artist in Band Together on November 16th. Get your tickets now! What concerns me most about the climate crisis is that not enough people of political or economic influence take it seriously. I’m concerned that despite the research and the efforts of many in the scientific and humanitarian communities, we […]

ASTRALBLAK: Band Together Musician Spotlight

Astralblak is a participating band in Band Together on November 16th. Get your tickets now!  Climate Generation (CG): What concerns you most about the climate crisis? MMYYKK of Astralblak: What concerns me most about the climate crisis is the effect it is having on our oceans. the rise in water temp is wreaking havoc on […]

Develop a Personal Narrative as a Step Towards Combatting Climate Change

This blog was originally published on Polar Educators International Communicating science to a broad audience is more important than ever as we need collaborative action to address the devastating effects of climate change. During the PEI 2019 UK Conference in Cambridge, one session addressed the art of storytelling. Connecting others emotionally through a narrative can […]