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NOAA establishes new panel to guide sustained National Climate Assessment

NOAA today announced the appointment of 15 members to the new Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment. The committee will advise NOAA on sustained climate assessment activities and products, including engagement of stakeholders. NOAA will ensure the committee’s advice is provided to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) for […]

Climate convening comes to Albany

By Liz Vos, The Albany Enterprise Albany High School E-Club and YES! team member Anna Haynes took the stage last Tuesday night to tell the audience before her why she is a fortunate person. Haynes explained that having Minnesota as her birthplace “Minnesota is a state with amazing access to Lake Superior, the largest freshwater […]

Heating Up Education on Climate Science

Four Education Minnesota members traveled to Paris to take part in the world’s biggest summit on climate change. Now back in their classrooms, they are energized to share what they learned with their students. They are also back with a message to other educators in the state to get educated on climate change and get […]

Climate Generation at the Paris climate change summit

The Minnesota-based climate advocacy group Climate Generation is taking a group of K-12 teachers to Paris to participate in the U.N. climate change summit. Six of those teachers are from Minnesota. On Today’s Climate Cast, Kerri Miller and Paul Huttner will talk to Peter Johnson, who teaches science at Pine Island Middle School, about his upcoming […]

COP 21 to include North Country reps

By KIM SMITH DEDAM Press-Republican TUPPER LAKE — The upcoming Paris Climate Conference will bring three Adirondack voices to the Climate Change discussion. The United Nation’s summit, also called the 21st Conference of Parties, or COP21, is set to begin on Monday. From the Wild Center, Jen Kretser, director of programming, and 19-year-old Gina Fiorile, […]

Galloway teacher headed to Paris climate change summit

Roy Lander, a Middle Learning science teacher at The Galloway School in Buckhead, will engage deeply with his students around climate change issues thanks to two recently received grants. He will attend the UNFCCC 21st Conference of the Parties in Paris, France from Dec. 6-11 as one of 10 Education Ambassadors selected by Climate Generation: […]

COP21: a one-of-a-kind chance to teach climate change in a real-world context

From Nov. 30 to Dec. 11, more than 40,000 people representing more than 190 countries – including 10 U.S. educators, a colleague and me – will gather in Paris to discuss the most important issue facing the world today: climate change. I do not say this lightly, and I absolutely recognize the gravity of the […]

Climate Minnesota: Brainerd Connects Community to Local Climate Impacts

By Chelsie Brown Earlier this evening at Central Lakes College, community members attended a public convening about local climate change impacts and solutions hosted by Climate Generation: A Will Steeger Legacy and the University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships. The project is called Climate Minnesota which promotes climate literacy and place-based solutions among Minnesotans […]

Avalon science teacher to attend UN climate summit

By Kristal Leebrick Lauren Leith, a science teacher at Avalon School, 700 Glendale St., St. Anthony Park, will travel to France in December to participate in the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris, an international summit sponsored by United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Leith is one of 10 education ambassadors […]