Profile of a famous polar explorer against global warming

With 40,000 miles traveled and counting, Will Steger has led expeditions by dogsled, kayak and on foot in some of the most inhospitable places on the planet in the Artic and Antarctic regions. Over the past 40 years, Steger said he has seen firsthand the effects of global warming on the poles. He now leads groups of students who want to preserve the icey wilderness from warming as much as he does.

Bob Dotson of NBC’s “Today Show” visits the Steger homestead in Ely, Minn., to profile this traveler turned teacher.

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  1. Submitted by Tim Brausen on 11/03/2009 - 01:07 pm.

    Will Steger is an inspiration to those of us that want to preserve this planet, by addressing global warming and climate change. We can do that nationally by supporting the ACES legislation currently before the U.S. Senate, after passing the House. And we can do that locally by supporting HIRE Minnesota (of which Mr. Steger is co-chair) and related campaigns, that support local green efforts, including addressing racial equity.

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