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 […]
This evening is truly a special one for me. Thanks to the Governor for his leadership and personal, loyal friendship. I also want to thank him for his climate and clean energy leadership. We have the start of a billion dollar clean energy economy, thanks to the solar energy standard he passed that has helped […]
By Cathy de Moll While celebrating the launch of my new book Think South last week, I happened upon several people who followed the book’s subject, the International Trans-Antarctica Expedition, as kids. I met them not, as I anticipated, in the audience, but in various roles surrounding the event. One of the reporters who called for […]
Dust filled the air of the driveway at the Steger Wilderness Center as the three vans from YEA! MN drove home from their weekend retreat. Fifteen students had arrived Friday evening ready to disconnect from the city life and connect with their fellow group members to review their year of work and discuss their next […]
Tom Goldtooth, Ojibwe and Navajo from Bemidji, Minnesota speaks about indigenous rights at a side event at the UNFCCC climate summit in Copenhagen.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Even though I am most known as a polar explorer, my career and lifelong passion has been as an educator. As soon as I graduated from the University of St. Thomas in 1967, I taught middle-school science. Read the full article…
Sense of Place in a Changing Climate at 7:30PM on August 11 at the Town and Country Club in St. Paul. Speakers include Don Shelby, J. Drake Hamilton and Will Steger with moderation from MPR’s Mid-morning host, Kerri Miller.
North Pole Expedition Team on Climate Change Impacts in the Arctic Watch the video!
Letter from the Executive Director It has been an honor to host the 25th Anniversary of the Steger International Expedition to the North Pole with the Minnesota Historical Society and the Consulate General of Canada this month. The eight-member expedition team, from across the U.S., Canada and New Zealand, returned to Minnesota to celebrate a […]
Will and I were in Washington DC to promote our education and policy efforts earlier this week. Photo Credit: Royal Norwegian Embassy / Hanne Marie Willoch On Monday March 28th, the National Education Association and National Council for Science and the Environment hosted a lunch with non-profits and federal agencies working on climate education with […]