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 […]

Green Schools Alliance announces Climate Generation Summer Institute

06/15/2015 Join Climate Generation for their 10th annual Summer Institute for Climate Change Education, June 15-17, 2015 at the School of Environmental Studies in Apple Valley, MN. $75 for a 3-day conference, 20 CEUS Participants will have the opportunity to: 1.    Reunite, learn from and network with past participants of Will Steger Foundation Summer Institutes for Climate […]

For commercial property owners, organics recycling is at the amenity frontier

April 10, 2015 By: Don Johnson Some commercial property owners are getting pressure from tenants to recycle organic waste. With Minneapolis preparing a new curbside residential recycling program this year, awareness about organics recycling will rise sharply in coming months. Among commercial property owners, organics recycling is a concept that’s still in its infancy. But […]

Climate Minnesota: Bemidji convening April 14 connects community to climate change

April 7, 2015 Climate Generation (CG) and the University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships (RSDP) will host a public convening on climate change, “Climate Minnesota: Bemidji,” April 14 at Bemidji State University. The event will be held from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Beaux Arts Ballroom, 1500 Birchmont Drive NE, Bemidji. A Resource Fair will […]

Conversation on climate change, local impacts and community-based solutions in Crookston April 15

By Times Staff Apr. 6, 2015 Crookston – Climate Generation, in partnership with the University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships, invites you to join your neighbors at a public convening on Wednesday, April 15 on the local impacts of climate change and community-based solutions. Hear from Mark Seeley, community leaders, and storytellers about local […]