I first met Will Steger in 2006 over a cup of coffee in South Minneapolis. I had just finished up a five year stint working as a winter instructor at Voyageur Outward Bound in Ely, Minnesota, where we learned all about the historic expeditions that Will led to the North and South Poles, along with […]
This evening is truly a special one for me. Thanks to the Governor for his leadership and personal, loyal friendship. I also want to thank him for his climate and clean energy leadership. We have the start of a billion dollar clean energy economy, thanks to the solar energy standard he passed that has helped […]
It is Day 41 of the expedition and we have arrived at our northern most destination Lands Lokk, which is Otto Sverdrup’s furthest north which he obtained on May 6, 1902, so just a few days before we arrived.
Updated: Watch videos from The Changing Arctic Event! Over 80 people joined the Will Steger Foundation and partners for a thought-provoking conversation on The Changing Arctic on October 27th at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Watch the Videos and read the recap
This weekend and into next week we will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of Will Steger’s North Pole Expedition. The reunion will be an opportunity to reminisce and remember their unbelievable journey and “…accomplishment; the first confirmed trek to reach the Pole without resupply, [which] was deemed by National Geographic “a landmark in polar exploration.” […]
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 […]
Arctic Hare abound Chocolate eggs? Easter Bunny? Trivia Challenge – Who is Henry Cater? Send your research to email@example.com https://www.climategen.org/media/podcasts/stetson_day045.mp3