Select Expedition Copenhagen delegates are organizing Clean Energy Forums for April 3rd, April 8th and April 10th across the Upper Midwest to build public support for climate and clean energy legislation. Focus the Nation is partnering with the Will Steger Foundation, the Alliance for Climate Education and Global Exchange to help young leaders make clear […]
A new year with new legislators in the Minnesota State Capitol means many new opportunities for youth voices to be heard on a clean and just energy future. Sunday, February 24 – Monday, February 25 Registration and More Info…
The state of Minnesota has required several power companies, including Minnesota Power, to study plans for replacing some of the state’s oldest coal plants with cheaper alternatives.By: J. Drake Hamilton
By Will Steger Foundation October 7, 2009 DELEGATE TO UNITED NATIONS CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE TO BIKE 350 MILES ACROSS MINNESOTA TO SPOTLIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE SOLUTIONS Delegate to Cycle Across Minnesota in Outreach for Clean Energy and Swift Action Reed Aronow, a Minnesota youth delegate to the Copenhagen climate negotiations in December with the Will Steger […]
Will Steger Foundation’s Youth Environmental Activists Minnesota program (YEA! MN), along with Minnesota Youth Environmental Network (MNYEN), and the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group (MPIRG) planned a Clean Energy Lobby Day for youth to learn about and advocate for climate solutions and clean energy on a local level.
On May 27th, Governor Dayton vetoed a bill that would roll back Minnesota’s restrictions on carbon dioxide emissions in the electric utility sector, thereby continuing our progress towards a cleaner energy future. This bill would have allowed up to 1,500 megawatt of new coal-fired power to be exempt from Minnesota’s carbon offset requirements for new coal […]
When we hosted James Redford in Minnesota in June 2018 for MN Is Still In, we were excited that Minnesota was selected for a follow-up film short on how clean energy is thriving in other locations of the U.S. This first of its kind sequel to Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution is an example of […]
James Redford Shares his Eyewitness to the Clean Energy Revolution We partnered with The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul to show James Redford’s film Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution with a Q&A afterwards. Happening provides an inside look at the inspiring citizens, business leaders, and politicians leading the clean energy revolution across the nation.
Hundreds rallied at the Minnesota state capitol on Earth Day to answer Governor Dayton’s call to build a sustainable energy future for our state in support of clean energy and good jobs! Watch the video…