Stories tagged: "flooding"

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.

Melissa Gavin of Cross Plains talks about how flood waters reached and damaged her house in 2018. Gavin attributes the flooding to climate change. (Photo © Andy Manis)
2018 Flood Pushes Wisconsin Village to Tackle Changing Climate

Stop contributing to the problem, and plan ahead for the impacts that are now our new normal.

Lake Michigan has risen to within inches of the seawall in Kewaunee. The seawall underwent a $4 million upgrade two years ago. (Photo by Pat Kreitlow)
Lake Michigan Heading for Record Highs Again

Climate change brings ongoing damage and disruption in several WI communities