The Clean Power Plan: A Critical Step Towards A Climate-Resilient Future

The case for strong action by the U.S. to address climate change is growing by the day. After experiencing the hottest and wettest May on record last month, we can clearly see that the impacts of climate change are intensifying. In the past few weeks, international climate efforts have made headlines: Norway has voted to […]

Loll Designs demonstrates eco-furniture circle of life

As a member of 1% for the Planet, eco-friendly outdoor furniture designer and manufacturer Loll Designs is part of a global movement of companies donating at least one percent of their annual net revenues to environmental organizations. Through this initiative, Loll has made meaningful contributions to several Minnesota-based non-profits for the past few years, including […]

Reflections on the ride

Today was a short day, by Climate Ride standards – about 40 miles. But, also by Climate Ride standards, it had elements that I’ll never forget. First was the 8-mile, 2,574 foot climb to the top of Mt. Tamalpias in Marin County. It was unforgettable with its microclimates of sun, fog, wind, rain and sunshine. […]

A hard but rewarding ride

By Danette Knickmeier If I had to describe today in one word, that word would be ‘hills.’ We climbed a lot of them. One in particular was about 5 miles long. I don’t recall the elevation, but let’s just say it was steep. Like, really steep. And then we rode down for 12 miles and […]

Climate Generation collecting Minnesota climate stories

April 17, 2015 By: Sarah McKenzie Climate Generation, a South Minneapolis-based organization, is collecting stories from Minnesotans about how climate change is impacting their lives as part of its Climate Minnesota: Local Stories, Community Solutions initiative — a two-year project funded by the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund. The project kicked off a […]

Climate change means more extreme weather in Bemidji

By Zach Kayser Apr 14, 2015 BEMIDJI– A symposium on climate change on Tuesday at BSU emphasized that not only are weather patterns already changing, but they’re also affecting northern Minnesota—more so than other areas of the country. The convening was put on by “Climate Minnesota,” a two-year public education project organized by Climate Generation, […]

NSTA reports

By: NSTA Reports Climate Generation’s Summer Institute. This two-day institute for climate change education will take place at the School of Environmental Studies in Apple Valley, Minnesota, June 15–17. Participants will learn from and network with climate change experts and engage in hands-on activities to introduce climate change in their classrooms. Those who implement climate […]