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Take action this #ClimateWeek!

The next two weeks are BIG for climate change, in the media and across the world. #ClimateWeek begins in New York City on September 23rd, with the U.N. Climate Summit kicking off events focusing on different impacts and solutions. Plus, #CoveringClimateNow has started today  – a week-long initiative where over 250 news outlets have committed […]

WRITE A LETTER TO THE EARTH: A short-term climate writing project

Betty Tisel is a Climate Generation volunteer and was a participant in our Talk Climate Institute in Duluth in March 2019.  What is WRITE A LETTER TO THE EARTH? Write A Letter To The Earth is a short-term climate project inspired by a similar initiative in England. The Letters to the Earth crew asked Brits […]

Introducing the 2019-2020 Youth Core!

Youth Environmental Activists of MN (YEA! MN) is led by a group of students called the Core, with support from Climate Generation staff. We’re excited to introduce our 2019–2020 Core! With hundreds of students across Minnesota in the YEA! MN Network, the Core is tasked with nurturing this community, training new leaders, and coordinating action. […]

Climate Change is a Drag

Last week, our Climate Change is a Drag show — a community builder and fundraiser in partnership with OutFront Minnesota — got people hot and bothered about climate change. Hosted at Troubadour Wine Bar, home to the weekly Queerdo show, our evening’s emcee The Other Jeanie Retelle guided us through a journey of climate-themed performances. […]

Gifts from My Week at Climate Strong

Words were medicine; they were magic and invisible. They came from nothing into sound and meaning. They were beyond price; they could neither be bought nor sold. — N. Scott Momaday Will Steger’s eyewitness climate story is the foundation of Climate Generation, and the climate stories of our staff and the individuals and communities we […]

Climate Generation receives Xcel grant for STEM education partnership

Grant Supports Green STEM Career Readiness in Minneapolis Public Schools Climate Generation receives Xcel grant for STEM education partnership and educator resources Minneapolis, Minn. — Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy announced it has received at $15,000 grant from the Xcel Energy Foundation to support the project titled: Green STEM Careers for Today and Tomorrow. […]

The Story of Session 2019

Both change and constancy resonated throughout the 2019 Legislative Session. January began with a flurry of newly elected legislators and a new Governor promising to bridge the divisions in Minnesota and govern as one, a needed call in our country’s only divided State Legislature. With the most racially diverse Legislature in history, members are starting […]