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
Recently, La Crosse area residents are discovering PFAS in their drinking water, many over the state’s recommended limit of 20 parts per trillion, from firefighting foam used by the city’s fire department.
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
Clean Wisconsin among a coalition of environmental groups that sued to stop the rule
In April, two cases brought by Clean Wisconsin to protect the state’s water resources were heard by the Wisconsin State Supreme Court. Though these cases are centered around permits issued by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the implications of the rulings go far beyond the paperwork.
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
Energy efficiency may not be as flashy as electric vehicles or solar panels, but it is an important step that all Wisconsinites can take to save energy and save money.
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
With the recent election of President Joe Biden, there is a new focus on strengthening environmental protections and building the momentum to take action on climate change at the federal level. We’re also seeing leadership and opportunities for climate action in Wisconsin.