Stories tagged: "climate"


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.

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.

How Wisconsin Became the Cranberry Capital of the World

Did You Know: The humble cranberry was named the official state fruit in 2004? And Wisconsin currently produces more than half of the world’s supply!

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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.

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.

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.