Communicating climate change

Despite all the science proving the climate crisis is real, many people are reluctant to take action, or even care. In this episode, we break down why that is and how the words we use to talk about climate change—and who those words are coming from—can influence the way people react. We first sit down

Ruling in favor: Clean Wisconsin wins cases against DNR

Wisconsin State Supreme Court sides with Clean Wisconsin in two critical environmental cases After years of court battles, the Wisconsin Supreme Court handed environmental advocates in the state a pair of victories today. The Court ruled in two separate cases, each named Clean Wisconsin v. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), that the DNR must exercise its authority

What happens now? An update on the state budget

On Thursday, leaders of the budget-writing Joint Finance Committee voted to scrap nearly 400 items in Governor Evers’ state budget, including many important water and climate change initiatives. In this episode, Clean Wisconsin’s President & CEO Mark Redsten breaks down what environmental protections were scrapped from the $91 billion dollar proposed budget, the message sent

The toxic reality of PAH

It’s that time of the year when the days get warmer and Wisconsinites start their spring cleaning. For some, that means re-sealing their driveways, but certain pavement sealants can be harmful to both the environment and public health due to having high levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAH. In this episode, we sit down