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 […]
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 […]