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Campaign seeks to ‘Keep the North Cold’

BY: SARAH MCKENZIE North Loop retailer Askov Finlayson has launched a “Keep the North Cold” campaign and has pledged to donate proceeds from the sale of its popular North hats to Arctic explorer and environmentalist Will Steger’s Climate Generation organization. The store’s North hats, which have sold out multiple times, are back on the shelves. […]

Event geared towards educating the community about climate change coming to Owatonna

By ASHLEY STEWART astewart@owatonna.com OWATONNA — While conversations about climate change have circulated at the national and international levels for years, organizers of Climate Minnesota want people to know its impacting Minnesota communities, like Owatonna, too. And area residents will have an opportunity to learn more about those impacts as well as what’s being done […]

Duluth eco-vigilance event is May 18

By Michael Kooi on May 15, 2015 at 4:11 p.m. For many months now, my colleagues at Sustainable Twin Ports and I have used this space to share suggestions for living a more sustainable life. These tips have pertained to everything from gift-giving to poop-scooping. But nearly all of them have two things in common: […]

University of St. Thomas Magazine: Climate Change(d)

Why every little thing we do still matters.by Will Steger ’66 : Photo by Mike Ekern ’02 As one of nine kids raised in Richfield, Minn., my parents gave us total freedom to explore, just as long as we received good grades and stayed on the right side of the law. At 15, inspired by […]

Minneapolis Star Tribune: Climate classwork in Copenhagen

By Gregg Aamot/Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Will Steger is fit and trim at 63, planning his latest grueling expedition to the far reaches of the planet, and loathe to take a vacation. But he’s getting ready to turn things over to the youngsters. When the famed Minnesota explorer leads an expedition to the Canadian Arctic […]