A hotly contested permit for the expansion of an oil pipeline through Dane County faces more criticism over its lack of an insurance mandate for spill clean-ups. Peter Anderson of the Madison chapter of environmental group 350.org joined the program to share why he believes increasing the capacity of Line 61 should concern his fellow […]
Siri Carpenter, a Madison-based science writer, discusses what she describes as the “chilling effect” on discussion of topics like climate change and Walker’s cuts to science and environmental stewardship funds.
Ben Zoltak has been an artist all his life, experimenting with countless forms and mediums over the years. But his most recent endeavor involves a towering mass of concrete, a mosaic of recycled junk, and an increasingly threatened bird species. Ben plans to build enormous sculptures all around the country to serve as nesting locations […]
Each month the Monday Buzz hears the latest from muckrakers at the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. Kate Golden and Madeleine Behr joined us on June 1st to share stories of the troubling decline of walleye in the region and the extent of the WEDC’s impact in the northern part of the state.
What is the latest with frac sand mining? What implications does the mining have on our Wisconsin community? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Is nuclear power true “green” energy? Is it the best option for our environment, or is it more harmful than we think? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to hear more!