Did you know that the University of Minnesota has the last remaining coal burning plant in Minneapolis? Prospective college students are teaming up with the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign to do something about it.
A report entitled The Climate Generation; Survey Analysis of the Perceptions and Beliefs of Young Americans, was released today from the Yale Project on Climate Change. The report puts into question “… conventional wisdom [that] holds that young Americans, growing up in a world of ever more certain scientific evidence, increasing news attention, alarming entertainment […]
If you have recently seen in the news large-scale, high visibility actions staged by youth in and around the Bella Center, I would like to provide another perspective on what’s really happening when the media isn’t watching. The “front page worthy” photos the media chooses to portray are not truly representational of all the work […]
With negotiations well underway here in Copenhagen, it’s time to do a recap of some of the many events that have happened thus far. How better to do that than through a short photo-essay? Please enjoy the following, and for more photos check out our Will Steger Foundation flickr site. Here’s a look at our […]
Revolution never come with a warning. Revolution never send you an omen. Revolution just arrives like the morning, ring the alarm time to wake up this morning. ~Michael Franti & Spearhead With just a few short weeks & a few long days before landing at the climate movement’s ground zero, I feel like a […]
Governments need to start looking at Grand Rapids, MI for new ways to engage citizens in local politics. This week I gave a presentation to Mayor Heartwell’s Youth Council and Youth Commission, a group of about 20 middle and high school students that have been agents of change in their community. These young people follow […]