Climate Lesson Update – February 2014
Written by John Smith, Education Program Assistant“But we have to act with more urgency — because a changing climate is already harming western communities struggling with drought, and coastal cities dealing with floods … the debate is settled. Climate change is a fact.” - President Barack Obama during the 2014 State of the UnionWritten on Saturday, 22 February 2014 18:01 Read 212 times Read more...
Written by Natalie Cook, YEA! MN Program CoordinatorWhen the YEA!MN students asked to have a training about how to talk to a climate denier, we started thinking big. Drawing from John’s educational background and Natalie’s background organizing with Minnesotans United, we knew that we could do more than help equip young people with facts and figures, because,…Written on Tuesday, 18 February 2014 17:00 Read 205 times Read more...
Announcing: Innovations in Environmental Sustainability Enrichment Seminar
Written by Nicole Rom, Executive DirectorThe University of Minnesota's GO Minnesota unit, the Institute on the Environment, and the Will Steger Foundation are delighted to announce a new and unique summer program for international students interested in sustainability.Written on Thursday, 13 February 2014 21:41 Read 288 times Read more...
Wanted: Intern Excited about Climate Change Education!
Written by Kristen Poppleton, Director of EducationThe Will Steger Foundationiseducating, inspiring and empowering people to engage in climate change solutions.Our education program’s mission is to support educators, students and the public with science-based interdisciplinary educational resources on climate change, its implications and solutions to achieve climate literacy. Our annual Summer Institute for Climate Change Education is an…Written on Thursday, 06 February 2014 14:07 Read 475 times Read more...
GreenSchoolsConnect Launched in Twin Cities Metro
Written by Kristen Poppleton, Director of EducationThe Will Steger Foundation joined school districts, charter schools, businesses, local government, higher education and nonprofits at the 3M Innovation Center last week in order to "convene, connect, and foster uncommon collaboratives” through the GreenSchoolsConnect initiative. Launched in 2012, GreenSchoolsConnect (GSC) is a national collaborative initiative powered by Earth Force to accelerate…Written on Tuesday, 04 February 2014 22:19 Read 359 times Read more...
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Strategic GoalTo support educators, students and the public with science-based interdisciplinary educational resources on climate change, its implications and solutions to achieve climate literacy.
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