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Youth Climate Kickoff 2019

At the start of the 2019-2020 school year, Climate Generation’s Youth Environmental Activists of MN brought together teens from dozens of schools across the state. Students who care about climate justice spent the day sharing ideas and building trust for the work ahead. Students gathered at Roosevelt High School, where YEA! MN Core members Shahad […]

A Day of Inspiration

To say the least, this year’s Youth Climate Kickoff was a transformative experience. When arriving at Roosevelt High School, we were greeted by a host of happy and welcoming faces. Because we arrived relatively early, there was time to mingle and immediately make new friends. We sat and talked until the day officially started. Everyone […]

Take action this #ClimateWeek!

The next two weeks are BIG for climate change, in the media and across the world. #ClimateWeek begins in New York City on September 23rd, with the U.N. Climate Summit kicking off events focusing on different impacts and solutions. Plus, #CoveringClimateNow has started today  – a week-long initiative where over 250 news outlets have committed […]

WRITE A LETTER TO THE EARTH: A short-term climate writing project

Betty Tisel is a Climate Generation volunteer and was a participant in our Talk Climate Institute in Duluth in March 2019.  What is WRITE A LETTER TO THE EARTH? Write A Letter To The Earth is a short-term climate project inspired by a similar initiative in England. The Letters to the Earth crew asked Brits […]

Climate Change Education from Home

I’ve been with Climate Generation for over five years. Where does the time go?!? I started as an Education Intern after being an 8th-grade earth science teacher for five years. (Shout out to all the teachers out there…woot!) I am so lucky to have been able to continue on after my internship as Education Coordinator […]

Climate Change is a Drag

Last week, our Climate Change is a Drag show — a community builder and fundraiser in partnership with OutFront Minnesota — got people hot and bothered about climate change. Hosted at Troubadour Wine Bar, home to the weekly Queerdo show, our evening’s emcee The Other Jeanie Retelle guided us through a journey of climate-themed performances. […]

We Must, We Can, We Will

Letter from the Executive Director Scientists have concluded that July broke all previous temperature records around the world. This is a clear sign of climate change, and it was a dominant theme in Nobel Laureate and Vice President Al Gore’s Climate Reality presentation earlier this month. We’ve sent our staff to the Climate Reality Leadership […]