For her climate crisis radio series, Helena White interviews organic farmer Oren Jakobson from Rising Sands Organic Farm Coop in Central Wisconsin about how organic farming can address the climate crisis and food safety.
Australia is on fire. The current Australian bushfire season has been the worst in recent history, burning an estimated 26 million acres across the continent, particularly in the south-east. Last month, the New South Wales Government declared a state of emergency due to record-breaking temperatures and drought. An estimated six thousand buildings have been destroyed […]
For the first part of today’s program, Esty talks to Mutual Aid Networks founder Stephanie Rearick and organizers Annaleise Hall and Kate Macdonald, who have been traveling throughout the Midwest and East Coast on their Solidarity Sprint tour, about their work building sustainable economies and futures in their local communities in the US, the UK, […]
“Are we asking for the impossible? Yes, we are. But it’s up to us now to do the impossible.” That’s Max Prestigiacomo, executive director of Youth Climate Action Team (YCAT), talking about how previous generations failed to address climate change—and how Gen Z wants to change all of that. Today on the show, Allen hosts […]
Wisconsin Getting Hotter is a monthly series exploring the impact of the climate crisis on Wisconsin and how we can take action to change our current trajectory. To hear the series, tune in to WORT 89.9 FM every first Monday of the month at 11 a.m. or 6 p.m.
Last week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a special report on climate change, land management, and food security. One of the take-away messages is that we need to change how we do things—and quickly—to secure our future on this planet. The findings of the report are urgent, but it’s not all doom […]