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 […]
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power hit the big screens around the nation this week. An eagerly awaited continuation of Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, this film takes viewers on an emotional journey through climate change effects across the world, behind-the-scenes workings of the Paris Climate Accord, and the empowering proliferation of clean energy solutions […]
“Support: to bear or hold up, to serve as a foundation for, to undergo or endure, to provide for, a person that give assistance.” –Dictionary.com When the opportunity presented itself for me to ride 300 miles from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo with Climate Ride, I jumped at it. I also convinced my husband […]
Ben Weisner is a Climate Generation volunteer in various capacities. He is currently biking through the Cascade and Sierra Nevada mountain ranges of the West to inspire health and well-being, raise awareness for environmental organizations, and inspire others to engage in climate change solutions. Follow his full journey at biketoinspire.org. July 16–17, 2017 I woke […]
I moved to Laramie, WY in 2003, to attend graduate school at the University of Wyoming. As a boy growing up in Wisconsin, I had fallen increasingly in love with the outdoors as I went through my college years. Eventually, I became fascinated by the prospect of moving out west for graduate school. So when […]
Our Founder, Will Steger, takes an an annual expedition in the North Country to test his physical fitness and monitor changes in the climate. This year, he will depart from Ely on March 7; the same day he left for the North Pole in 1986! When Will Steger left for the North Pole, he departed […]
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 […]
North Pole Expedition Team on Climate Change Impacts in the Arctic Watch the video!