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Countdown from coal

Countdown from coal

What Wisconsin’s latest coal plant closing tells us about the future of energy.

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Water 

Speaking up for the Great Lakes

Speaking up for the Great Lakes

In October, Clean Wisconsin led a small group of individuals for a small  lobby day in Washington, D.C., to share stories about the importance of the Great Lakes with elected officials.

Climate/Energy

Clean Wisconsin & Sierra Club challenge gas plant approval

Clean Wisconsin & Sierra Club challenge gas plant approval

Clean Wisconsin and the Sierra Club filed a lawsuit in Dane County Circuit Court on Friday asking for review of the Public Service Commission’s decision to approve construction of a large gas power plant proposed for a site in Superior, Wisconsin.

Our roadmap to tackle climate change

Our roadmap to tackle climate change

If the next ten years are a winding road of uncertainty and urgency around climate change, what other states have—and what Wisconsin needs—is a climate roadmap.

On a mission

On a mission

While climate change poses a serious threat, it also presents a real opportunity to transform our state by promoting clean energy, boosting our economy, and creating jobs. The newly formed Climate Change Task Force will play a big role in shaping how we deal with climate change in Wisconsin.

Other News

Nemadji: A Resource at Risk

Nemadji: A Resource at Risk

Lake Superior is the lifeblood of Northern Wisconsin. But the largest Great Lake has a problem: climate change.

Trailer: “Nemadji”

Trailer: “Nemadji”

COMING SOON: Two utility companies are pushing the state of Wisconsin to authorize a $700 million fossil fuel plant in Superior. Neighbors, activists, tribal nations, and scientists are pushing back.

Letter from the President

Letter from the President

Each year the need for protecting Wisconsin’s environment comes into sharp focus on trips to summer cabins, while boating on Lake Superior, fishing on a northern Wisconsin lake, or running through woods or past fields of coneflowers on Picnic Point in Madison.

Making the Grade

Making the Grade

This summer, we have had the pleasure of hosting seven interns to assist our legal, science, policy, development and communications staff.