Will Steger's 1989 route across Antarctica no longer exists

Will Steger on a recent trip to Antarctica.
Will Steger on a recent trip to Antarctica.
Tasha Van Zandt

Polar explorer Will Steger crossed Antarctica three decades ago. Today, his route no longer exists. Much of it has broken off or melted into the ocean.

A new film called “After Antarctica” uses archival footage from that trip and fresh interviews to explore how Steger’s observations and life’s work have influenced the conversation about climate change. It debuted at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival.

Steger joined Climate Cast last week to discuss the film.

Click play on the audio player above or subscribe to the Climate Cast podcast to hear the conversation.

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