On his way out the door, President Trump has handed fossil fuel industries and other polluters an enormous gift. After years of wrangling, the EPA’s so-called “secret science” rule went into effect on January 6, 2021. The rule mandates that scientists make public all data used for studies that become the basis for environmental regulations. […]
(WORT)–A local program that engages students and communities in environmental education received a national grant from the Environmental Protection Agency this May. UW-Madison Arboretum’s Earth Partnership Program continues not only to thrive, but also to diversify with initiatives like the Latino Earth Partnership and Indigenous Arts and Sciences.
(WORT) — This week the United States Supreme Court delivered a mighty setback for one of President Obama’s key initiatives to combat climate change. For more on why the high court issued this precedent setting order, Dylan Brogan spoke with UW-Madison Political Science Professor Ryan Owens.