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.
We all know that the planet is facing a major ecological crisis because humans are burning fossil fuels which create an insulating blanket around the planet, making our home too warm. Helena White has advice for how to the reduce carbon emissions produced during a common household chore, on the next installment of ‘Wisconsin Getting […]
For her climate crisis radio series, Helena White interviews organic farmer Oren Jakobson from Rising Sands Organic Farm Coop in Central Wisconsin about how organic farming can address the climate crisis and food safety.