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Climate Lesson Update: March 2013

Keynotes Announced for Summer Institue for Energy Education! Our founder and acclaimed polar explorer, Will Steger will be delivering an intimate keynote forum at Summer Institute for Energy Education accompanied by J. Drake Hamilton of Fresh Energy.  The keynote event will follow a light social hour with food and drinks.  Register today for the Institute.

Climate Action Gains Momentum

Letter from the Executive Director Governor Mark Dayton receives thousands of postcards urging his climate and clean energy leadership. In his inaugural address, President Obama pledged to respond to climate change “knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations.” Then, in his State of the Union address, he outlined […]

Climate Lesson Updates: February 2013

“If you’re not [alarmed about climate change] talk with my good friend and world-premier polar explorer, Will Steger, who is here tonight, about the drastic climate changes he has witnessed …” – Gov. Mark Dayton during 2013 State of the State Address, 2/7/2013 (transcript) In his speech, Governor Dayton has stepped out as a leading […]

Climate Lesson Update: January 2013

“Cold enough for ya?” Weather in 2012 was wild by any measure, giving Minnesotan’s plenty easy conversation starters in the break room at work. Though the Mississippi River did not shut down from the midwest drought as feared, it is confirmed: 2012 was the warmest year on record for the United States. And weather and […]

New Year, New Energy

Letter from the Executive Director 2012 was a year for the record books.  It was the hottest year on record in the U.S, the Arctic sea ice shrunk to a record low, Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets are now losing three times as much ice each year as they did in the 1990s, and global […]