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Climate Conversation series opens at Gale Woods Farm

By Megan Smith November 25, 2018 Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy and Three Rivers Park District are co-hosting a solutions-focused series of conversations about the changing climate in local communities. The first in their series of Climate Conversations was hosted at Gale Woods Farm on Saturday, Nov. 17 with a focus on agriculture as […]

Human activity and the climate: The future looks terrifying; we have to act now

By Sophia Manolis , Lia Harel , Gabriel Kaplan , Marco Hunt , Shaza Hussein , Katie Christiansen, and Sofia Valdes October 10, 2018 We’re young people worried about dire climate-change impacts. The feds aren’t doing what’s needed, so state and local governments must. We, Minnesota youth, are terrified for our future. By our middle-aged […]

Katy’s Climate Story; as heard on Climate Cast

By Paul Huttner September 6, 2018 Katelyn, a 14-year-old student at Northern Lights Community School in Warba, Minn., talks about organizing a “Climate Convening” for members of her community, with the help of Youth Convening Minnesota. https://media.climategen.org/20180906_mpr_climatecast_katelyn_dorie_ycm_warba.mp3 Richard Seeger, a professor at Columbia University, explains a study suggesting climate change is expanding the desert. Sven […]

In Case You Missed it: Telling climate change stories

By SueEllen Campbell August 1, 2018 Hearing peoples’ first-hand stories about climate change impacts can help improve understanding. Sometimes it is best to hear directly from people who are experiencing climate change in their own lives and thinking about what to do about it. A number of groups have begun collecting such stories. Regular readers […]

Nancy’s Climate Story; as heard on Climate Cast

By Paul Hutner July 26, 2018 Courtesy of Climate Generation’s Talk Climate Institute, Nancy Beaulieu of the Leech Lake Reservation talks about native culture and the environment, and the role of allies. https://media.climategen.org/20180726-mpr-climatecast-nancy-beaulieu-talk-climate.mp3 Laura Millberg, planner principal in sustainable development and climate resilience at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, joins MPR News chief meteorologist Paul […]