With Trick or Treating canceled in many places due to the pandemic, join the Sierra Club in an adventure through the woods! Halloween Geocaching will take place in select county parks in Milwaukee, Kenosha and Dane counties (stay tuned – more locations may be announced). How it works: 1. Sign up using this form. (find […]
Coal costs us. It costs us our health, our economy, our climate and our environment. There are 6 coal plants in Wisconsin that have yet to be announced for retirement. It is time for the utilities to commit to closing these dirty and costly plants. Join us for a week of climate action to demand […]
Jan interviews Cassie Steiner, Campaign Manager for the Sierra Club, Wisconsin John Muir Chapter. The Sierra Club works to maintain clean water and environment by monitoring and actively opposing potentially disastrous pipelines, mining projects, power lines, and promoting non-fossil fuel energy sources. Cassie talks about this and many volunteer activities coming up.
While creating 68% of its power from coal, MG&E’s 13 year goal is to get to 30% renewable power by 2030. That’s not good enough, says Sierra Club‘s Devin Martin, explaining that some Iowa power companies are already getting more than 80% of their power from wind, all while capping rates for consumers because, well, […]
The Dane County Parks is in the process of working on a 5-year plan of the park system, and Liz Wessel of the Sierra Club is one of the advisors. She talks with Jan Miyasaki about the county’s search for input from county citizens.
Now more than ever, clean water is being threatened. Phosphorus from farming, pesticides, chlorides from street runoff, high capacity wells, and water privatization all threaten our water source. Liz Wessel from the Wisconsin John Muir chapter of the Sierra Club talks about the threats and Mark Miller’s proposed “sustainable water act”.