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Climate News covers climate policy and climate news related events for a general audience.

Sunday, 12 October 2014 20:39

Future First Women's Congress

Written by Nicole Rom, Executive Director

Future First 2014 Women's CongressThe Will Steger Foundation is honored to be an ally to the Future First Women's Congress taking place November 7-9 in Minneapolis. Join an essential conversation among women about environmental, economic and social equity/justice that leads to a growing movement for shifting a world view and taking action.

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Thursday, 16 October 2014 13:05

Dine for Climate

Written by Nicole Rom, Executive Director

Dine for Climate

Birchwood Cafe - Thursday, November 13

Bring your family and friends to enjoy a delicious, sustainable dinner and a portion of the proceeds go to the Will Steger Foundation.

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On October 2nd, Will Steger will join Governor Dayton, Jeff Hamiel, executive director/CEO of the Metropolitan Airports Commission, George P. Sakellaris, president and CEO of a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, Ameresco, and Mark Andrew, president and founder of GreenMark, as the group gathers for the opening construction on Minnesota’s largest solar project and the release of the Clean Energy Economy profile.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport will formally launch construction of the largest solar power installation in Minnesota which, when completed, will increase the state's cumulative solar capacity by roughly 20 percent.

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 14:48

Climate Solutions for Red Wing and Beyond

Written by Will Steger Foundation

Climate Solutions for Red Wing and Beyond

Saturday, October 4, 2014, Doors 9:30am, Speakers 10:00am-12:00pm

Anderson Center

Free and open to the public

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National Climate Assessment

A brand new climate change education resource is now available - just in time for the school year!  This excellent web resource helps bring the National Climate Assessment to life through guiding questions, important graphs and figures and supporting lesson plans and activities. 

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Monday, 25 August 2014 00:00

Youth Voices Film Festival

Written by Education

Youth Voices of ChangeThe 2014 Youth Voices Film Festival was held on Friday, August 22nd at The Minnesota State Fair Eco-Experience pavilion.

View the winning videos.

I’m proud to announce Cordelia Pierson has recently been named Minnesota Environmental Fund’s new executive director. She succeeds Ed Marek who led the organization for more than a decade. The Will Steger Foundation has a strong commitment to the success of Minnesota Environmental Fund. Our executive director, Nicole Rom served on the search committee and will continue to support Cordelia via the transition committee.

Monday, 22 September 2014 00:00

People's Climate March

Written by Nicole Rom, Executive Director

People's Climate March

Over 400,000 people joined the People's Climate March in New York City this past weekend, making it the largest climate march in history. The Will Steger Foundation was there.

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Monday, 02 June 2014 12:22

EPA Cuts Carbon Pollution

Written by Nicole Rom, Executive Director

When two independent scientific studies confirmed the West Antarctic ice sheet has begun an irreversible melt, triggering sea level rise of potentially more than 10 feet over the coming centuries, Will Steger knew this was another major sign of climate change and a critical tipping point.

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