In his acceptance last night, President Obama clearly stated: “We want our children to live in an America…that isn’t threatened by the destructive power of a warming planet.” With those words and another election behind us, we have the opportunity to not just message the reality and urgency of climate change, but to move forward […]
With the start of 2012, I thought it would be useful to highlight the positive actions taking place right now to transition Minnesota towards clean energy. Minnesotans spend at least $20 billion a year for energy. Most of that money goes to other states that are rich in fossil fuels and leaves Minnesota with polluted […]
Local dogteamer Meeka Mike invited Elizabeth and Marie, the wife of expedition member Luki Airut, to join her at her house to sew caribou fur pants. Meeka will wear the caribou fur pants on her upcoming trip to Kimmirut, the village to the south of Iqaluit. Meeka explained to Elizabeth that caribou fur is hollow […]
“The long place where we ran out of chocolate” Peninsula The Expedition Diet = 5,000 – 7,000 calories per day Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate https://www.climategen.org/media/podcasts/stetson_day047.mp3
Camped at Summit Lake In the Pangnirtung Pass Dispatch recap Wind sounds like “Niagra Falls” Dangerous conditions made safe through teamwork https://www.climategen.org/media/podcasts/will_day025.mp3 Learn more: Click here to read about Pangnirtung Pass, also called Akshayuk Pass.
Taking a day off from travel Making use of the wind Tent repair necessary after wind damage https://www.climategen.org/media/podcasts/stetson_day024.mp3
Crossed the Arctic Circle Pounded by 50mph/80kph wind Never seen anything like this Happy Birthday Nancy https://www.climategen.org/media/podcasts/stetson_day022.mp3