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READER LETTER: Tell your climate change story

By Liz Lat, Minneapolis November 11, 2020 Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy is seeking testimony letters from people across the state of Minnesota, demanding bold action on climate justice from their legislator, and to make climate change a priority this coming legislative session. Climate Generation is collecting letters now. Submit your testimony letter now […]

Green Visions: A Statewide Artistic View on Climate Change

By Chris Harwood August 12, 2020 https://media.climategen.org/20200812-kumd-20200812-GV_EyewitnessBook.mp3 Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy, published a new book, called Eyewitness: Minnesota Voices on Climate Change, that features short stories, poems, and artwork authored by prominent figures and ordinary people across the state.  KUMD speaks with Erin Sharkey, poet, essayist, and graphic designer who was a member of […]

Celebrate 50 Years of Earth Day by Sustainably Watering Your Plants With Your Quarantine Tears

By Mandatory Editors April 22, 2020 With 50 years of Earth Day under our belts, you’d think the world would be in tip-top shape, but that’s not quite the case. In a self-isolated world where our leaders don’t believe in science nor care about the environment, there is something you can do to make a difference. While staying […]

Earth Day 2020 Is Live and Online (And In Your Backyard)

By Ariana Remmel April 20, 2020 Fifty years ago, a group of activists and politicians in California came together with the idea of establishing a national event to celebrate Earth and organize for environmental change. That first Earth Day on April 22, 1970 brought 20 million Americans together to demonstrate the importance of conservation. The […]

Stories and Poetry for Earth Day

CURWOOD: Let’s take some time now to share poems and stories in this 50th-anniversary celebration of our connection to the Earth, and its protection. Writer Kao Kalia Yang brings us her essay “Delivery of My Boys”. Her twin boys are named Peace and Freedom

Three Rivers hosts Climate Conversations and Ice Harvest Festival Jan. 25

January 21, 2020 Three Rivers Park District and Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy are teaming up to present “Climate Conversations and Ice Harvest Festival,” this Saturday, January 25, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., at Richardson Nature Center, in Hyland Lake Park Reserve, Bloomington. This free family-friendly event celebrates Minnesota’s rich ice harvesting history […]