In Memory of Mike Neuman – music, climate change, and hope for the future Mike Neuman was a dedicated WORT listener and occasional Access Hour host. In his shows, he used his passion for music to communicate the urgent need to address climate change and eradicate systemic racial injustice. Mike passed away in July, so […]
You may have heard about the protests organized in London by Extinction Rebellion in April 2019. The group was disrupting life in the city in order to draw attention to the climate crisis. Extinction Rebellion has its own chapter in Madison and Helena White sat down with two members to learn more about the organization.
We are all following the reports coming out about the horrific wildfires on the West Coast. This week on “What’s the Word,” Adam Schuster walks us through some of the specifics about these wildfires stretching across the western states, and he explains how climate change continues to give rise to these devastating events.
Today, we welcome first-time guest host Nada Elmikashfi, who spends the hour talking with alder Max Prestigiacomo about what it’s like working in the new generation of Madison politics. Over the course of the hour, they cover a wide range of topics including youth in politics, climate justice, defunding the police, being a newcomer in […]
For her monthly series about the climate crisis in Wisconsin, Helena White interviews UW Milwaukee student Lauren Cross about her experiences with environmental racism and her work to address the climate crisis.
Helena White interviews Rhonda Greer Robinson, President of the Rockford NAACP, about the impact of climate change and environmental racism on the black community in northern Illinois.