One of the greatest challenges posed to climate researchers and environmental advocates is how to communicate the effect humans have on the land in a way that hits home. An interdisciplinary group of scientists, artists, and writers have approached the task with their own brand of hyperlocal, speculative storytelling. Yahara 2070, an initiative from the […]
Jonah Hermann, Communications Director of the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters, is interviewed by Jan Miyasaki regarding the goals and activities of that group. Their charge is to monitor upcoming legislation which may impact the environment and connect with environmentally-minded citizens. Their “Action Alerts” shed light on such activities as Frac sand mining, groundwater depletion, […]
A struggle between local activists and a multinational corporation that could have long-lasting repercussions for the very heart of the Upper Midwest.
At the International Islamic Climate Change Symposium in Istanbul, a convention of major figures in the Muslim world issued a declaration specifying the role that followers of Islam should play in the global effort to combat climate change.
A hotly contested permit for the expansion of an oil pipeline through Dane County faces more criticism over its lack of an insurance mandate for spill clean-ups. Peter Anderson of the Madison chapter of environmental group 350.org joined the program to share why he believes increasing the capacity of Line 61 should concern his fellow […]
Siri Carpenter, a Madison-based science writer, discusses what she describes as the “chilling effect” on discussion of topics like climate change and Walker’s cuts to science and environmental stewardship funds.