Stories tagged: "climate change"


Biden Climate Bill
Here’s How the Inflation Reduction Act Will Help Wisconsin Families

The package lowers healthcare costs, incentivizes companies to adopt renewable energies and produce clean energy products; provides consumer rebates for those products, and delivers tens of billions of dollars of direct investments to American communities—funded by taxes on billion-dollar corporations.

Bad River Flood Aerial
The People Most Harmed by Climate Change Are Often Ignored. Biden and Evers Are Changing That.

The state and federal governments are each creating an Office of Environmental Justice to give voice to those who don’t have a seat at the table when plans are made that affect their environment.

Kenosha inequality Jacob Blake
As Climate Change Concerns Grow, Residents Want to Better Protect the Great Lakes

A survey of 4,500 residents of lands bordering the Great Lakes reveals 90% say it’s important to protect the waters.

Mist covers Wyman Creek, part of a watershed that includes forested wetlands sought after by Meteor Timber for developing fracking infrastructure. (Photo by JT Cestkowski)
‘Enormous Victory’: Environmentalists, Ho-Chunk Win in Court Against Monroe County Fracking Operation

The ruling is the result of a years-long legal battle against the proposed operation that would have destroyed 16 acres of wetlands.

The Chippewa County city of Stanley suffered "extensive damage" from a likely tornado during Wednesday night's severe weather, according to the Stanley Police Department. (Photo via Stanley Police Department/Facebook)
‘Tornadoes Don’t Care What Month It Is’: Climate Change Raises Risk of Winter Storms

Higher temperatures during windier winter months make unseasonably severe winter more likely across the Midwest.

This rendering from a We Energies presentation on the proposed liquid natural gas facility posted to the town of Ixonia’s website shows a rendering of what the location will look like once construction is completed. (We Energies)
State Approves Construction of $370 Million Natural Gas Facility Despite Local, Climate Objections

The potential new natural gas plant planned near Ixonia and Whitewater comes as the climate crisis grows more urgent every day.

Eric Brandt, assistant aquaculture manager for Superior Fresh, lifts two Atlantic salmon from a pool at the company’s exhibit at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in Eau Claire County. Superior Fresh, a business near Hixton that raises organic greens and Atlantic salmon, is among agriculture operations in Wisconsin that are using environmentally friendly practices to produce products. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Agriculture is a Big Climate Change Contributor and Polluter. Wisconsin Farmers Want to Change That.

Wisconsin farmers are putting more emphasis on the "green factor" as they look to create more sustainable agriculture.