Climate Smart Commitment: What People Are Saying

"Rick Steves' Europe is investing $1 million annually to empower nonprofits fighting climate change. That's incredible, and I'd expect no less from a guy like Rick. Defeating the climate crisis takes every one of us — and Rick, a business owner here in WA, has stepped up as a real leader."

— Washington Governor Jay Inslee


"I wanted to personally give you the full extent of our compliments on your recently launched sustainability strategy. It is strategic, well thought out, and a new watermark for inspiration for us."

— Mark Seidl, DVP of Adventures and Destination Day Experiences at REI


"Thank you for your generosity, friend…it helps our earth; but most importantly — you are educating society on the importance of social, environmental, and financial equity."

— Diane Buckshnis, Edmonds City Councilmember 


"I volunteer for one of the organizations that received a portion of this money. This money is so important for our planet. Thank you, Rick, for being a responsible world citizen."

— Lisa Forbush-Umholtz


"I am a high school science teacher, and I just wanted to thank you for the work that you're doing to fight climate change. I teach environmental science and will show this to my students, and hopefully it will inspire them to see work like this being done!"

— Elizabeth Jackson Fleischmann


"Thank you, Rick Steves, for being a world leader in efforts to ensure a livable world."

— Laura Haule, climate activist