Empowering Young Change Makers Through YEA! MN

What if every young person in America believed that they were capable of changing the course of history? What if every high school student arrived at graduation day with an awareness of their own passion and a keen sense of their own potential to make the world a healthier and more just place? What if […]

MN High Schooler Testifies in Defense of Statewide Coal Moratorium

Cole Norgaarden, a 10th grader at the Blake School in Minneapolis, testified Thursday, Jan. 27 at the Minnesota House Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee during the hearing of House File 72. The bill proposes to repeal a Minnesota statute that limits carbon dioxide emissions by utilities. Cole is co-chair of Youth […]

Clean Energy Forums with Focus the Nation

Will Steger Foundation was proud to partner with Focus the Nation ( to sponsor a series of regional forums across the Midwest in collaboration with local policy makers and community members, highlighting the need and opportunity to transition to a clean energy future. Members from the Expedition Copenhagen delegation, along with other Midwest youth, took […]

Alaska Eyewitness to Climate Change Tour

Will’s Eyewitness presentation is an effective tool for motivating the general public and policymakers towards climate action. With support from Clean Energy Works and several Alaska-based organizations, Will’s Eyewitness message hit the road with a tour of Alaska’s major metropolitan centers, Juneau, Anchorage and Fairbanks. Will sat down with media in all three cities to […]

Alaska Eyewitness Tour

April 12-16 – Alaska Eyewitness to Climate Change Tour Will Steger and Nicole Rom head to Juneau, Anchorage and Fairbanks to build public support for climate action this Spring! Schedule: Monday, April 12th: Juneau, AK Morning – Presentation at the University of Alaska 12:00 pm – Eyewitness Presentation, Centennial Hall 2:30 pm – Editorial Board […]

Eyewitness to Climate Change Tour across Montana

Videos from the Montana Tour: Press articles from the Montana Tour: The Missoulian – 2/11, 2010 The Montana Kaimin – 2/10, 2010 The Bozeman Daily – 2/10, 2010 New West Missoula – 2/10, 2010 The Billings Gazette – 2/9, 2010 Will Steger Montana Tour — February 9-11, 2010: The Will Steger Foundation (WSF) launched its […]

Will Steger Testifies Before the MN Legislature

On Tuesday January 30th, a historic event took place at the Minnesota State Capitol. Will Steger testified in the House Chambers before eight joint House and Senate committees — over 100 legislators — about the need to take action now on global warming. The audience was captivated as Steger spoke about the impacts global warming […]

Governor Pawlenty and Will Steger Partner

TO HIGHLIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS IN MINNESOTA AND SOLUTIONS Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty and Will Steger are joining forces to bring attention to the impact of global climate change in Minnesota and possible solutions. The announcement was made after both attended a panel discussion on the impact of climate change on Lake Superior’s economy, natural […]

Campaigns Partnerships

Current Campaigns: U.S. Climate Action Network USCAN was created in 1989 by groups working on global warming in response to the need for a forum for joint strategy development and advocacy to affect change in a coordinated way at the state and local level as well as at the United Nations and in Washington, DC. […]

Government Partnerships

Cultivating Government Partnerships We have worked with government agencies at the state, federal and international level. Example partnerships include : We have worked with SUPERVALU – from partnerships with their Government Affairs to Environmental Stewardship through their ValuEarth campaign & Climate Change Panel discussion U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency supports […]