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Develop a Personal Narrative as a Step Towards Combatting Climate Change

This blog was originally published on Polar Educators International Communicating science to a broad audience is more important than ever as we need collaborative action to address the devastating effects of climate change. During the PEI 2019 UK Conference in Cambridge, one session addressed the art of storytelling. Connecting others emotionally through a narrative can […]

Experiential learning field trip; a model for educators!

Make a commitment to use your community as a place of climate action! Solutions to climate change are not in some far off place that cannot be attained. Solutions are local, they are happening now, and you can get involved! We encourage educators to bring their students out into their communities to participate in experiential […]

Take action this #ClimateWeek!

The next two weeks are BIG for climate change, in the media and across the world. #ClimateWeek begins in New York City on September 23rd, with the U.N. Climate Summit kicking off events focusing on different impacts and solutions. Plus, #CoveringClimateNow has started today  – a week-long initiative where over 250 news outlets have committed […]

WRITE A LETTER TO THE EARTH: A short-term climate writing project

Betty Tisel is a Climate Generation volunteer and was a participant in our Talk Climate Institute in Duluth in March 2019.  What is WRITE A LETTER TO THE EARTH? Write A Letter To The Earth is a short-term climate project inspired by a similar initiative in England. The Letters to the Earth crew asked Brits […]

Dine for Climate: Supporting climate solutions with our forks!

“Eating is inescapably an agricultural act, and how we eat determines, to a considerable extent, how the world is used.” — Wendell Berry If you are what you eat, then the supporters who joined us during our Dine for Climate series directly engaged in solutions to climate change. Our four-restaurant series connected the dots between […]

Going Zero Waste

By Kristin Maija Peterson March 22, 2019 This blog was originally published on Grand Ciel Design The Zero Waste Challenge was an ultra challenge for us because at the start of the challenge we did not have a working kitchen. That meant take-out for meals. Long-story-short background: My significant other and I are currently renting […]

Three Rivers Park District to Receive an Environmental Initiative Award for Climate Conversations

March 22, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tom Knisely, Three Rivers Park District Media Relations Specialist 763-694-7617 tknisely@threeriversparkdistrict.org Lauren Boritzke, Climate Generation 262-490-6562 lauren@climategen.org Three Rivers Park District is honored to receive the Minnesota Environmental Initiative’s 2019 Environmental Innovation Award for the Climate Conversations program series. This award is given annually by Minnesota Environmental Initiative […]

Why We’re Going Zero Waste for 10 Days

From March 11–20, our staff — and the supporters and followers we bring along with us — will embark on the journey of living zero waste for ten days. The idea came to life when our board member, Dr. Christie Manning, shared that she does this same challenge with each class she teaches at Macalester […]