Doug La Follette Environmental Speakers Program
Boom & Bust: Exploring the health and environmental effects of frac sand
with Dr. Henry Anderson, Chief Medical Officer, State of Wisconsin
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 5-7 p.m.
Coffee & appetizers starting at 5 p.m.; program to follow at 5:30 p.m.
Fluno Center, Skyview Room, 8th Floor
601 University Ave., Madison
May 2013: Tipping Point: Keeping Wisconsin Competitive in a Changing Energy World
November 2012: An Evening with Bill McKibben
Based on McKibben’s July Rolling Stone article that became one of the most shared pieces in the magazine’s history, this tour is the launch pad for a new movement to change the math of the climate crisis. Be there as we gain the momentum needed to challenge the status quo and protect our future from the devastation of climate change.
Thanks to our event sponsors! 350 Madison, 350 UW-Madison, Delta Properties, Full Spectrum Solar, Kettle View Renewable Energy LLC, Organic Valley, Union Cab Cooperative of Madison, Wisconsin Interfaith Power & Light / Islamic Environmental Group of Wisconsin.
April 2012: Running out of Gas
For decades, Wisconsin has relied on out-of-state fossil fuels that pollute our air and cost our state millions. Nationally recognized energy expert, Kate Gordon, will highlight how our state can create jobs, boost our economy and clean our environment by replacing our addiction to fossil fuels with smart investments in clean energy.
October 2011: Painting the Cream City Green: How Milwaukee can strengthen its economy, health and environment with green jobs
Help shape the future of your community by joining Milwaukee's leaders and residents as Dr. Henry S. Cole, President of Henry S. Cole & Associates Inc. and Publisher of Ekos-Squared, launches a conversation about how green jobs are vital to our environment as well as our safety, health and Milwaukee's economy.
September 2010: Navigating the Climate Conflict: Today’s Hottest Climate Battles and Your Role in the Fight
The Doug La Follette Environmental Speakers Program is a semi-annual lecture series that brings distinguished environmental leaders to Wisconsin. Held in cities throughout Wisconsin, these events will feature environmental leaders who specialize in a wide range of issues affecting the state such as climate change, invasive species, renewable energy and Great Lakes protection.
This program was made possible by a $100,000 endowment from Secretary of State and Clean Wisconsin co-founder, Doug La Follette.