Stories tagged: "climate change"


Best of 2022: Wisconsin’s Weather Year in 12 Photos

"A picture is worth a thousand words," so what better way to encapsulate the year than through a dozen images captured by local photographers?!

The Best and Worst Places to Live in the Midwest, Ranked by Climate Change Risk

While no county is immune to the impacts of climate change, some are certainly more "climate-safe" than others. And in the Midwest, a region well-versed in weather extremes, Wisconsin is a notable bright spot.

13 of the Scariest Things Ron Johnson Has Said as Wisconsin’s Senior Senator

It’s a spooky time of year, but Republican Sen. Ron Johnson doesn’t reserve frightening remarks just for the month of October. These are 13 of the scariest things he’s said as Wisconsin’s senior senator.

WI Governor race
Tim Michels Used the Debate Stage to Spread Lies About Abortion, Climate Change, Gun Safety, and You

The Republican candidate for governor claims red-flag laws—designed to protect potential victims—would be used by a “disgruntled ex.” And despite record low unemployment, Michels calls people lazy.

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Fall Color Report: Find Out When Trees in Your Town Will Reach Their Peak

Shades of yellow and orange are starting to spread across Travel Wisconsin's 'Fall Colors' Map! Every year, the statewide website tracks when colors will peak in all 72 counties.

In this photo posted to Sen. Tammy Baldwin's social media accounts, the Wisconsin Democrat (right) is joined on the White House grounds on Sept. 13, 2022, by (left to right) state Rep. Lisa Subeck, Sheboygan Mayor Ryan Sorenson, Jeff Cramer of Community Access Solar, and Kerry Schumann, executive director of Wisconsin Conservation Voters. They were invited guests to a celebration hosted by President Joe Biden to mark the implementation of the Inflation Reduction Act.
Wisconsin Conservation Leader: Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act Will Help Bypass Republican Barriers to Climate Action

Thousands gathered on the White House lawn to celebrate the new law that also addresses healthcare costs and tax fairness.

President Joe Biden signs the Democrats' landmark climate change and health care bill in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, as from left, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., and Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., watch. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Poll: Nearly 2 Out of 3 Wisconsin Voters Support Climate Action in Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act

Closing tax loopholes to produce more renewable energy and put fewer pollutants in the atmosphere enjoys support from 68% of independents and 41% of Republicans.