Climate change is not only the encompassing issue of our time, but also the priority issue for youth across the globe. Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy is responding directly to this call to action by strategically supporting and engaging youth and educators using a holistic approach that values both educators and youth leaders as critical agents of change.

Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy is a recognized leader in climate change curriculum and professional development for educators, grades 3-12. Believing in the inherent power and creative genius of youth, Climate Generation is also home to the Emerging Leaders Program which is educating and engaging youth in climate solutions.

Together, our programs take an innovative approach to transforming schools and communities, spanning the generational spectrum to empower emerging leaders of all ages.

Youth Engagement

Climate Generation’s Emerging Leaders Program empowers Midwest youth to take action for a just transition to a resilient climate future for all.  


We share and implement a science-based, interdisciplinary model of climate change education and public engagement that engages all learners, and fosters climate literacy and action.