Results for: Clean Energy

Clean Energy

We are on the verge of a profound shift in the way we produce and use energy. This shift will move the world away from the consumption of fossil fuels (such as oil, coal and natural gas) that cause climate change, toward cleaner, renewable forms of power. The popularity of clean energy is already exploding […]

Knuth Promotes Clean Energy at Copenhagen Climate Summit

Knuth Promotes Clean Energy at Copenhagen Climate Summit Tuesday, December 29, 2009 4:29 PM CST COPENHAGEN, DENMARK — State Reps. Kate Knuth, DFL-50B, and Jeremy Kalin, DFL-17B, traveled to Copenhagen the week of Dec. 7 to participate in the historic United Nations climate change summit. Both are members of CLEAN (Coalition of Legislators for Energy […]

Green Jobs Initiative unites forces for equitable access to clean energy careers

By Elena Foshay This summer, CEE joined Climate Generation to launch the Green Jobs Initiative — bringing together students, educators, businesses, and community partners to create equitable pathways to family-sustaining careers in the clean energy economy. According to Climate Generation, Minnesota is at a crossroads. From 2005 to 2015 our state increased its clean energy […]

Local View: Expedition toward clean-energy future making progress

By Will Steger October 28, 2018 In 1995, I set out to cross the Arctic Ocean to Canada’s Ellesmere Island from Russia. Everything that could’ve gone wrong on that expedition did. In the first 24 hours, the dogs and sled broke through the ice. Luckily, the dogs saved the day. We ended up battling days […]

High School Students Thank Governor Dayton and Senator Marty for Bold Support for Clean Energy Future

The Will Steger Foundation’s YEA! MN program played a significant role at the Minnesota State Capitol on Earth Day this year as part of the Clean Energy and Jobs Campaign Day of Action. YEA! MN student leaders turned out 100 high school students in the rain and for the Young People’s March for Climate Action […]

Promoting Clean Energy

Will Steger and Minnesota business leaders will host briefing on business solutions to climate change MINNEAPOLIS , MN – Join polar explorer Will Steger and several Minnesota business leaders as they discuss the opportunities for clean energy solutions in Minnesota at a press conference on Monday February 8th at 11:30 am. Hear from this diverse […]

Minnesota must continue to lead on clean energy

By Kumar Flower Kay,December 10, 2014 For the past two months I’ve been furiously working to collect comment cards from Twin Cities area youth in support of the EPA Clean Power Plan before the public comment period ends on December 1. To curb climate change, the plan calls for nationwide emissions reductions of 30 percent […]

WILL STEGER JOINS BUSINESS LEADERS TO PROMOTE CLEAN ENERGY

By Will Steger Foundation February 2, 2010 MEDIA ADVISORY: WILL STEGER JOINS BUSINESS LEADERS TO PROMOTE CLEAN ENERGY Will Steger and Minnesota business leaders will host briefing on business solutions to climate change MINNEAPOLIS , MN – Join polar explorer Will Steger and several Minnesota business leaders as they discuss the opportunities for clean energy […]

Young Clean Energy Advocates called “Hitler Youth” by Climate Denier Lord Monckton

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Fifty young Americans took over a climate denier conference hosted by a prominent conservative organization this evening in Copenhagen, rushing the stage and telling the live TV audience that a clean energy future is the real road to prosperity in America. The young people, merely a fraction of the more than 350 […]