The Wisconsin Environmental Health Network (WEHN) hosts an annual conference focused on environmental health. The conference features recognized speakers and an environmental justice panel. This conference also provides an opportunity for scientists, researchers, healthcare professionals, environmental advocates and concerned citizens to network and make connections.
With the energy of the Global Climate Strike still buzzing, today we spend the hour getting a fuller picture of climate change: the science, the politics, the solutions. Our guest is Robert Henson, author of the newly revised Thinking Person’s Guide to Climate Change from the American Meteorological Society. Robert Henson is a meteorologist and […]
On this episode, Patty talks to conservationist Tony Juniper for an in-depth view of rainforests throughout the world. He discusses his latest book, Rainforest: Dispatches from Earth’s Most Vital Frontlines, and what we need to consider as we work toward the conservation and restoration of the rainforests. Tony Juniper is the Executive Director for Advocacy […]
Just last year, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a special report detailing the impacts of raising the average global temperature 1.5 degrees Celsius. The impacts range from rising sea levels to more devastating weather systems to heavy droughts with no end in sight. With a growing number of publications, reports […]
Today’s episode is a rebroadcast from May 14, 2019. Earlier that month, the United Nations released a biodiversity report warning that one million species are at risk for extinction in the coming decades, including more than 40% of amphibian species, nearly 33% of reef-forming corals, and more than a third of all marine mammals. In […]
Jacki Whisenant describes the overarching theme of Not To Scale, her joint show with fellow artist Rob Lundberg, as “thinking about the environment on a larger and smaller scale.” On display through September 1 at the Overture Center’s Gallery III, the show combines Whisenant’s illustrated and cut-paper depictions of aquatic insects with Lundberg’s mutli-media explorations […]