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Community Events

Will Steger and Martin Loken at the 2011 Changing Arctic Symposium. We feature prominent climate scientists, leaders and authors to raise public awareness about the issue at public forums. Past public forums have included: 40,000 People Join Historic Climate Rally in D.C.: A massive group of climate activists gathered on the National Mall on to urge […]

Collaboration with Businesses and Government

We have worked with government agencies at the state, federal and international level and the business community on public outreach initiatives. Businesses: We worked with SUPERVALU in 2008-2009 by partnering with their Government Affairs and Environmental Stewardship initiatives through their ValuEarth campaign & Climate Change Panel discussion Engaged Montana and Minnesota business leader support for a […]

Climate Change Public Forums

Will Steger and Martin Loken at the 2011 Changing Arctic Symposium. We feature prominent climate scientists, leaders and authors to raise public awareness about the issue at public forums. Past public forums have included: The Changing Arctic: International Cooperation and Development. Over 80 people joined the Will Steger Foundation and partners for a thought-provoking conversation […]

Eyewitness to Global Warming Forums

Will Steger in Anchorage, AK during the 2010 Eyewitness Tour. In partnership with nonprofits, congregations, and universities, Climate Generation co-hosted Eyewitness community forums on climate change solutions. The forums sparked public and political action. Will Steger provided vivid accounts from his observations of climate change in the Arctic and Antarctic regions. We took his Eyewitness […]

Accomplishments

Since 2006, we have had a major role in the following policy accomplishments: Will Steger appointed to Governor Pawlenty’s Climate Change Advisory Group Renewable Electricity Standard in MN Next Generation Act of 2007 Maintaining Minnesota’s Clean Energy Path Minnesota Clean Energy and Jobs campaign 1.5% Solar Energy Standard, with a goal of 10% by 2030 […]

Policy Position

Policies we support must: Stabilize CO2 in the atmosphere at 350 ppm Cuts emissions in the US by 30-40% from 2005 levels by 2020 and 80% or more by 2050

Overview

“Warming of the climate system is unequivocal, as is now evident from observations of increases in global air and ocean temperatures, widespread melting of snow and ice and rising average sea level.” – Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Climate Change 2007: Synthesis Report Our understanding of climate change is largely the result of the Intergovernmental […]