Ben Weaver is a musician, poet, and author in Eyewitness: Minnesota Voices on Climate Change. This is an excerpt from Ben’s original blog post on his website. Read the full blog here. I could smell an ending, like rain seeding the horizon, but from here it didn’t go how you’d think it might go. […]
This blog was originally published on Polar Educators International Communicating science to a broad audience is more important than ever as we need collaborative action to address the devastating effects of climate change. During the PEI 2019 UK Conference in Cambridge, one session addressed the art of storytelling. Connecting others emotionally through a narrative can […]
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 […]
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 […]
With scores of opinions in the media on climate change, and misinformation rampant, art has the power to cut through the noise with a raw clarity that brings in emotion, creativity, and imagination. At Climate Generation, we have found that balancing the science with the arts is an influential combination for engaging people on climate […]
Walking into Climate Generation on the first day of my internship, I felt uncertain. I had never done an internship before, and I wasn’t fully aware of how I would contribute to the organization. However, even on the first day I quickly became comfortable in the welcoming atmosphere of the office and the teams’ willingness […]
The instructions were simple: talk about yourself for one minute. After frantically scrawling notes during a short brainstorming period, we then cleared the a stage at the head of the room. One by one we shuffled to the open space and turned to face the blinking eyes of our YEA! MN peers. Nicole started the […]
Climate Minnesota: Local Stories, Community Solutions, a two-year project funded through the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund, will uniquely feature individual stories to create compelling examples of how climate change has and will impact Minnesota communities. For more information and to follow the Climate Minnesota: Local Stories, Community Solutions blog series, click here.