Today, Madison-based Alliant Energy announced plans to close its last Wisconsin-based coal plant by the end of 2024. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that the closure of the Columbia coal facility, located near Portage and constructed in the mid-1970s, will help the company avoid about $250 million in maintenance and upgrades. For more on what […]
Join us at our virtual Volunteer Night! We still have plenty to do, and it’s a chance to say hi to some other volunteers, and get involved in a social way, virtually! We will meet via zoom, and you MUST RSVP using this page to be sent the zoom link. We’ll break out into different […]
Coal costs us. It costs us our health, our economy, our climate and our environment. There are 6 coal plants in Wisconsin that have yet to be announced for retirement. It is time for the utilities to commit to closing these dirty and costly plants. Join us for a week of climate action to demand […]
We kick off this show with news about major utility commitments announced in August to reduce CO2 emissions. We speak with Will Dean of RENEW WI about emissions reduction pledges from WEC Energy Group and Alliant Energy and what that will mean for the future of renewable energy in WI. Keith Reopelle, Director of the […]
This Week On Mel & Floyd: Resizing rocks and belly tickling are the new norm, While Qatar’s pronunciation is still a mystery to some, plus some “really really good” facts on how to keep supplying the demand of coal.
On Tuesday, June 11th sub host Norm Stockwell interviewed Andrew Nikiforuk about his book “The Energy of Slaves”. This radical evaluation discusses how our need for energy has simply transferred from slavery to a dependence on coal and oil.