Photo from 12019 / 10259 images on Pixabay. A group of environmental advocates and property owners are seeking to stop an energy company’s attempt to reroute an oil pipeline in northern Wisconsin. The pipeline is owned by Endbridge, a Canadian energy company. According to the company’s website, the line was built in 1953 and […]
For today’s show, we try to look for silver linings to the COVID-19 crisis. What can we learn from this moment to build a better world? First up, we talk to Rabbi Michael Lerner about his recent piece in Tikkun, “Don’t Waste an Economic Meltdown,” about using this time to usher in a movement for […]
Photo by 12019 / 10260 images on Pixabay. The Midwest Environmental Justice Organization says they’ve found PFAS contamination in sediment near Starkweather Creek in northeast Madison. The organization said they believe more testing is necessary. PFAS is a class of human-made chemicals used in many household objects like non-stick cookware, food wrappers, and […]
What are the impacts of the pandemic on climate change and environmental activism? Today, we take a look at this issue with Kermit Hovey and Susan Millar from the 350 Madison Climate Action Team. They discuss the relationship between the COVID-19 emergency and the climate crisis and what it all means for environmental activism during […]
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.
The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the proposal to base F-35 military jets at the Truax Air National Guard Base was released earlier this week, confirming community leaders’ concerns about the impact of the F-35s on the health and safety of Madison residents. Today on the show, Allen is joined by Alder Rebecca Kemble […]