Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy is excited to announce an opportunity for educators to participate in the UNFCCC 21st Conference of the Parties in Paris, France November 30-December 11, 2015! Educators that are selected will join thousands of individuals from around the world in observing UN negotiations. In addition to the official UN events, there […]
The National Climate Assessment report is the most comprehensive, user-friendly and visually intriguing collection of the impacts of climate change on the United State yet available. It was released this month to much acclaim in the media and political arenas.
Letter from the Executive Director “Climate change is here – and worse than we thought” according to Dr. James Hansen, NASA scientist in a recent Washington Post Opinion piece. In late July, NASA revealed that Greenland’s surface ice is melting over a larger area than they have ever seen. On average in the summer about […]
For three decades, the National Center for Science Education (NCSE) has focused most of its efforts on defending the teaching of evolution in the classroom. Increasingly, however, the teachers its executive director, Dr. Eugenie Scott, hears from are under fire for teaching global warming. Read more…
Letter from the Executive Director Carbon dioxide levels in the Arctic have now reached 400 ppm and climate scientists consider 350 ppm to be the safe level to avoid catastrophic changes. What does this mean? It means a number of important things – but what stands out is that the amount of CO2 in the […]
We published a response to Congressman Cravaack’s amendment to cut funding for climate change education in the Duluth News Tribune. Read the article…
Letter from the Executive Director Arctic Oscillation Diagram It’s hard not to notice the lack of winter across most of the country, at least in the lower 48 states. Two weeks ago a January heat wave smashed records from North Dakota to California before spreading into the Northeast. At least 1,500 daily record high temperatures […]
What would you do to address climate change if money wasn’t an obstacle? For many young people passionate about the environment, ideas are not what’s lacking. It’s the means to make these ideas a reality that stands in the way of effective leadership and implementation. Of course there is mentorship, skills training, community support, time […]