Tonight, the Perpetual Notion Machine again looks into climate change. This time, how the impacts of climate change will/have effected agriculture and farming, and what, if anything, can farmers do in terms of current farming practices to adapt to the new realities of climate change. It seems that agriculture will need to develop new and […]
What’s happening in local governance? For today’s episode, guest host Ron Luskin gets the updates from Alder Mike Verveer of the City of Madison Common Council. They cover a lot of ground, including the council’s recent meeting, Judge Doyle Square, liquor licenses on State Street, last year’s flooding events, and more.
On today’s episode, new Wednesday host Ali Muldrow is joined in the studio by Yogesh Chawla to talk all things water, particularly the lake systems here in Madison, the flooding events of 2018, and what the community is doing to prepare for the future. Yogesh Chawla serves on the Dane County Board for District 6. […]
In observance of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, today’s episode features a conversation with Lumbee Tribe members Malinda Maynor Lowery and Ryan Emanuel. Over the course of the hour, they discuss the importance of singing in Lumbee tradition, the effects of climate change and rising seas on the tribe, pipeline construction in North Carolina, the history of […]
Madison’s east side has stayed wet as the city collectively eyes the water levels of Mendota and Monona. As the excitement calms and flood levels were less severe than predicted over the past couple of weeks, an old policy debate has been reignited: what should the lake levels of Monona and Mendota be? Russ Hefty […]
Standing water is the enemy of the comfortable back yard. And with more standing water than usual after historic rainfall over the past week and a half, heightened mosquito concerns among Wisconsinites are natural. But as annoying as mosquitoes are, they can also be dangerous. Some types of mosquitoes carry illnesses like West Nile virus. […]