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Reflecting on 15 Years and Moving Forward

I remember when I first heard Will Steger give his Eyewitness to Global Warming presentation to a crowded audience in May 2006; I was visiting the Twin Cities for the first time to interview for a job as the founding Executive Director of what was then called the Will Steger Foundation. Instantly mesmerized by his […]

Announcing Sustainability Partnership with Room & Board

Climate Generation is proud to partner with Room & Board to elevate our joint goals to take bold action to directly impact climate change and advance educational solutions. “We are excited about our sustainability partnership with Room & Board!” said Nicole Rom, Executive Director at Climate Generation. “They are a true sustainability leader in the […]

Avangrid Foundation Supports Nationwide Climate Change Education Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 2021 CONTACT: Lauren Boritzke Smith, Climate Generation 262-490-6562; lauren@climategen.org Avangrid Foundation Supports Nationwide Climate Change Education Program Climate Generation is pleased to announce it has received a grant from Avangrid Foundation, in collaboration with Avangrid Renewables, to support their national climate change education initiatives for K-12 educators in the 2021–2022 year. […]

Closing 2021

Our hearts are with those in Kentucky and the multi-state region impacted by this past weekend’s tornadoes and storm events. Here in Minnesota, we received over a foot of snow and then saw extreme warm up a few days later, with rain and thunderstorms. Climate-related natural disasters and extreme weather variations like these events are […]

What the Glasgow Climate Pact means for Minnesota

Signed by: Roopali Phadke, Professor, Macalester College Representative Frank Hornstein, District 61, Minneapolis Julia Nerbonne, Executive Director, Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light Ellen Anderson, Climate Program Director, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy Representative Patty Acomb, District 44B, Minnetonka, Plymouth & Woodland Kristen Poppleton, Senior Director of Programs, Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy Beth Mercer-Taylor, […]

Holding the Line

After landing Saturday night back home from Glasgow, I spent this week presenting back to groups about COP26- giving the run down on outcomes, sharing the reactions from the media, activists, governments, etc. As the week has worn on I’ve realized that while my brain has been able to process and share what happened, the […]