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Red Wing Discusses Climate Change & Solutions

The Anderson Center hosted a regional climate change solutions conference on Saturday October 4 in collaboration with the Will Steger Foundation, Fresh Energy, MN Interfaith Power and Light, and several local partners. Polar explorer Will Steger convinced the 120 participants of the urgency of dealing with climate change which has had an accelerated impact on […]

Princeton and Grand Rapids, Minnesota

On December 7 and December 8, 2011, in Princeton and Grand Rapids, Minnesota, the Will Steger Foundation, the Lutheran Coalition for Public Policy in Minnesota, and Fresh Energy joined together to present public forums on Clean Air, Climate, and Health, with keynote speaker Will Steger.

It’s a small world afterall…

Will and I were in Washington DC to promote our education and policy efforts earlier this week. Photo Credit: Royal Norwegian Embassy / Hanne Marie Willoch On Monday March 28th, the National Education Association and National Council for Science and the Environment hosted a lunch with non-profits and federal agencies working on climate education with […]

Arctic Solutions in Alaska

We spent our final day on our Alaska tour in Fairbanks exploring solutions to climate change. We toured the Permafrost Tunnel, originally built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to store vehicles outside of the extreme cold temperatures that define the interior of Alaska. Now, the tunnel is used primarily by engineers and arctic […]

Social Sciences Role in Climate Change

Last night after Will gave a presentation at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) someone asked a very rare, but important question: What role can the social sciences play in response to climate change? This is a very important question. Of course, earth, atmospheric, and climate science are all important to our understanding of global […]

From Anchorage to Fairbanks

Will and I had a successful day in Anchorage; we met with Alaska Public Radio Network and he gave two public presentations thanks to the support of our local partners, the National Wildlife Federation, Catholic Social Services, and Repower Alaska. (Listen to the audio on Alaska Public Radio Network (Listen Here MP3). ¬†Alaskans signed postcards […]