With the start of 2012, I thought it would be useful to highlight the positive actions taking place right now to transition Minnesota towards clean energy. Minnesotans spend at least $20 billion a year for energy. Most of that money goes to other states that are rich in fossil fuels and leaves Minnesota with polluted […]
This year’s UN climate conference – the longest to date – concluded in Durban at 6am Sunday morning after a second all night session of negotiating.
MN 350 banner in the march! On Saturday Dec. 3rd, a march of COP attendees and South Africans went through the city of Durban asking for action and progress in the negotiations. Ordinary people including peasant farmers and women from South African rural communities joined with people from around the world to make sure their […]
Updated: Watch videos from The Changing Arctic Event! Over 80 people joined the Will Steger Foundation and partners for a thought-provoking conversation on The Changing Arctic on October 27th at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Watch the Videos and read the recap
Environment Minnesota is kicking off their fall Green Ideas & Ham series by taking on the science deniers on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Red Stag Supper Club with journalist Don Shelby and Professor John Abraham in partnership with the Will Steger Foundation. Reserve your spot today
Prominent Minnesotans, including Don Shelby, Will Steger and J. Drake Hamilton shared their connection to Minnesota, how climate change is impacting their sense of place and daily lives, and what people can do about the issue at a public forum moderated by MPR’s Kerri Miller. Watch the event now!
The Will Steger Foundation is partnering with MN350 to organize Moving Planet, this year’s Global Day of Action on September 24th! Join us…
The Will Steger Foundation is now a beneficiary of Climate Ride! Join the ride across California this October! Read More…
On May 27th, Governor Dayton vetoed a bill that would roll back Minnesota’s restrictions on carbon dioxide emissions in the electric utility sector, thereby continuing our progress towards a cleaner energy future. This bill would have allowed up to 1,500 megawatt of new coal-fired power to be exempt from Minnesota’s carbon offset requirements for new coal […]
The Union of Concerned Scientists released an excellent peer-reviewed report Thursday called Climate Change and Your Health: Rising Temperatures, Worsening Ozone Pollution. The full national report is at www.ucsusa.org (PDF 2.3MB). The report found climate change-induced ozone increases in Minnesota could result in about 62,000 additional cases of serious respiratory illnesses and almost $107 million […]