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Wisconsin DNR removed human-caused climate change from their web site

HEAT presentation on environment with Kara O'Connor of Wisconsin Farmers Union

Kara O'Connor

Health Dunn Right HEAT team meeting with Kara O'Connor of Wisconsin Farmers Union

August 19, 2020

Kara O'Connor from the discusses climate change, water quality, and other environmental issues in Wisconsin. This presentation is part of a continuing series from the HEAT (environmental action) team of

Reengineering Infrastructure For A Wetter Wisconsin

November 14, 2019

Flooding throughout the Midwest, including Wisconsin, is dangerous, costly and becoming a more frequent occurrence. Over the last few years, bridges and roads have washed away during flash floods in the northern part of the state, and in places like Madison, floodwaters took weeks to recede after heavy rainstorms in 2018. But how can engineers tackle the problem in order to prevent this kind of infrastructure damage in the future?

Washed Away: Northwest Wisconsin Copes With The Costs Of A Changing Climate

August 16, 2019

On the morning of July 12, 2016, Joan Elias awoke to discover she was stranded in her home. Elias, who lives on 21 mostly-wooded acres in rural Iron County, was cut off from the outside world by an unexpected — and unprecedented — deluge.

Where In Wisconsin Do Hardiness Zone Shifts Reflect A Changing Climate?

June 6, 2019

For centuries, gardeners have depended on tradition and long-honed folk knowledge to inform their spring planting decisions. Although many American gardeners may still prefer to sow their seeds guided by the advice of their forebears today they have another source of information.

I Don't Think We're In Wisconsin Anymore

March 23, 2019

By the time children born in the 2010s reach retirement age, many Wisconsin communities may feel something like late-20th-century Kansas City or Philadelphia, at least in terms of seasonal temperatures and precipitation.

Conservation voters applaud plans to join U.S. Climate Alliance

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February 12, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019CONTACT: Ryan Billingham, Communications Director, Wisconsin Conservation Voters, 608-208-1129 (office), 608-213-6972 (mobile/text), or [email protected]

Eau Claire March for Science and Climate re-scheduled

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May 15, 2018
#1d2129;" class="_63eu _63ev">On April 14th, due to an unseasonably strong winter storm, Eau Claire's March for Science, a satellite march to marches that happened around the world on the same day, was cancelled. We've rescheduled! And so we march on to celebrate our planet and call for science-based solutions to climate change!

The urgency of curbing pollution from ships, explained

April 14, 2018
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A cargo ship passes the Golden Gate Bridge outside San Francisco. AP Photo/Jeff Chiu

Wisconsin DNR removed human-caused climate change from their web site

January 7, 2017

I highly recommend following James Rowen's web site, The Political Environment. He has been following the continuing saga of the state DNR's changes to their web site, in which they have scrubbed the site of mentions of humans causing climate change. The DNR has stated that their mission is to manage state "adaptation" to climate change, rather than actually researching the cause, or -- you know, doing anything about  stopping or slowing it.