Eleven years ago, Heather Mann had a nice career going here in Madison. She was the founder and director of the Center for Resilient Cities, an environmental advocacy group with a national reach. Heather and her husband, Dave, were well established in the Madison area, with a close circle of friends, and Heather was learning […]
Saturday is Earth Day, and is also shaping up to be a busy day for activists, featuring not one, but two marches in downtown Madison. The first, the Madison March for Science kicks off at 1:00 p.m. at James Madison Park and ends up at UW’s Science Hall. The second, the Madison Climate March, begins […]
“Hope and Renewal in the Age of the Apocalypse” that’s the theme of the Nelson Institute’s 11th Annual Earth Day Conference scheduled to take place this year on April 18th. Conference speaker Kyle Davis joins 8 O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing in the studio this morning. Kyle is an atmospheric scientist specializing in statistical models […]
Steve Vavrus, Senior Scientist at the Nelson Institute for Climatic Research, discusses consequences of climate change for the Great Lakes region.
On this episode of PNM, reporter Matthew Zmudka had two completely different segments: -A reflection on his experience taking an online course entitled “Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes”, with an interview of course coordinator Margaret Mooney. -An interview with UW-Madison researcher Graham Erwin, discussing the process of DNA transcription, how that is […]
The American West is drying up, with 73 million people living in drought conditions. Brian Fuchs of the National Drought Mitigation Center joined the Monday Buzz with the thirsty details.