Doug La Follette Environmental Speakers Program
Tipping Point: Keeping Wisconsin Competitive in a Changing Energy World
November 29, 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 26, 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. This presentation is hosted by Clean Wisconsin in partnership with the Doug La Follette Environmental Lecture Series.
October 20, 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 30, 2010: Navigating the Climate Conflict
Today’s Hottest Climate Battles and Your Role in the Fight
The Doug La Follete 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.