Scientists have long predicted that the Climate Crisis would bring more intense storms, coastal flooding and pandemics. All those predictions are coming to pass, most notably in 2020, the COVID 19 pandemic. It is also well known that the impacts of the Climate Crisis disproportionately affect people of color and other vulnerable communities. So how […]
Helena White, cohost of On The Horizon, interviewed November Criminals, a band from Milwaukee who blend hip hop and polka music. White asked them about their traditional polka and alternative polka influences and provides musical examples of the bands discussed. Tune in to hear a diverse range of accordion based music including Frankie Yankovic and […]
There are many internationally recognized human rights: civil and political rights like the right to vote, social rights like the right to stay alive and access food and water. There are also group and individual rights, like the right to a clean and healthy environment. It’s that last one that we’re going to look at […]
We depend on trees to provide us with oxygen and to soak up the carbon dioxide we produce. So what will happen if trees struggle to stay healthy on our warming planet? Helena White speaks with Dr. Rick Lindroth in the next installment of the climate crisis series Wisconsin Getting Hotter.
The global ice sheets are melting and we are seeing the impacts of sea level rise in coastal communities. UW-Madison professor, Dr. Andrea Dutton, uses ancient history to study current sea level rise. She won the MacArthur Award in 2019 for her innovative contributions to research in this area. Helena White spoke with her via […]
You may have heard about the protests organized in London by Extinction Rebellion in April 2019. The group was disrupting life in the city in order to draw attention to the climate crisis. Extinction Rebellion has its own chapter in Madison and Helena White sat down with two members to learn more about the organization.