Policymakers have tossed around the idea of taxing the carbon you burn for decades now. The Citizens’ Climate Lobby has had enough, and wants to make carbon pricing real. Climate lobbyist — and erstwhile WORT news host — Kermit Hovey joins us with more.
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 […]
Today Patty is joined by Kermit Hovey and Spencer Schumacher to discuss elections, climate change, and Middleton Climate Referendum. The Middleton Climate referendum is the first of its kind in the nation. The questions on the ballot include: 1), Should the city of Middleton reduce the risks of global warming through its policy decisions and actions? And 2), should the city of Middleton endorse […]
MADISON (WORT) — This week, the University of Wisconsin’s Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies hosted the Ninth Annual Earth Day Conference at the Monona Terrace Convention Center. Kermit Hovey filed this report.
MADISON (WORT) — University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate student Valerie Stull was not just driven buggy by the climate change crisis, she was driven to bugs for a solution.
MADISON (WORT) — Kermit Hovey interviews Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program Jacqui Patterson at the 2015 RENEW Wisconsin Policy Summit.