Climate convening comes to Albany

By Liz Vos, The Albany Enterprise Albany High School E-Club and YES! team member Anna Haynes took the stage last Tuesday night to tell the audience before her why she is a fortunate person. Haynes explained that having Minnesota as her birthplace “Minnesota is a state with amazing access to Lake Superior, the largest freshwater […]

Climate Minnesota: Brainerd Connects Community to Local Climate Impacts

By Chelsie Brown Earlier this evening at Central Lakes College, community members attended a public convening about local climate change impacts and solutions hosted by Climate Generation: A Will Steeger Legacy and the University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships. The project is called Climate Minnesota which promotes climate literacy and place-based solutions among Minnesotans […]

Event discusses climate change impact’s on Rochester

By Josh Moniz and Brett Boese Is it feasible for Rochester to get all its energy from renewable sources, such as wind and solar, by 2031? On Monday, Rochester Mayor Ardell Brede signed a proclamation declaring Rochester’s intent to strive to become “100 percent dependent on renewable fuels by 2031,” at the Climate Minnesota: Rochester […]

Event geared towards educating the community about climate change coming to Owatonna

By ASHLEY STEWART OWATONNA — While conversations about climate change have circulated at the national and international levels for years, organizers of Climate Minnesota want people to know its impacting Minnesota communities, like Owatonna, too. And area residents will have an opportunity to learn more about those impacts as well as what’s being done […]

Climate Minnesota featured on 8/26/15 edition of the Owatonna Today Show

Published on Aug 26, 2015 Host Francy Hall talks with Kim Purscell and Chef Tim Cockram about the Steele County History Center’s Farm To Table Culinary Experience Fundraiser; then with Katie Siegner from Climate Generation-A Will Steger Legacy, about their convening in Owatonna in September. Owatonna Today Show is produced by Leanne T. Alt, The […]

Climate Minnesota storytelling encourages easy conversation

Duluth, MN ( — A public education project focused on climate change has made its way to Duluth. At the Climate Generation workshop, experts, community leaders and members highlighted the impacts of climate change and focused on innovate solutions used to address the problem. Discussions included using aquaponics to reduce energy and water waste from […]

Climate Change Campaign Begins In MN

DULUTH, Minn. – A two-year climate change education project is launching throughout Minnesota. State and local environmental groups are traveling to 12, including Duluth, to raise awareness and find local solutions to the problem. “It’s a really scary issue and it would be great if we could all believe it’s not happening, but it is. And […]