League of Conservation Voters launches ‘Walker’s Wisconsin’ to spotlight his anti-conservation agenda


As part of its “Field Guide to Taking Back Wisconsin” campaign, Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters is kicking off a series to recount how Gov. Scott Walker has taken our state, once considered a conservation model, to somewhere that’s hardly recognizable. The series will focus on air, climate change, democracy, land, and water. > Wisconsin Gazette

Eau Claire aims to be carbon neutral by 2050

The city of Eau Claire is the first municipality in Wisconsin to approve a sustainability plan that pledges carbon neutrality by 2050.  It’s also the second Wisconsin city (behind Madison) to endorse using 100 percent renewable energy by 2050. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Stevens Point takes stance on climate change, asks Congress to pass carbon fee


The city of Stevens Point came out in support of the U.S. government issuing industries a “carbon fee” to discourage fossil fuel use in order to fight climate change. > Stevens Point Journal

No, sorry. This IS your grandfather’s Wisconsin.


The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation has developed a media campaign designed to seduce urban millennials in Chicago into moving north. The basic premise is that this isn’t your grandfather’s Wisconsin. However, under Scott Walker, all evidence is to the contrary. > Isthmus

Climate change causing higher temperatures, more rain in Wisconsin

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Some of the state’s top researchers say climate change isn’t just a possibility for Wisconsin. It’s a reality that’s already happening, in the form of higher temperatures and more rain. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Climate change is here: Wisconsin is seeing earlier springs, later falls, less snow and more floods


In 2012, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s updated map of Wisconsin plant hardiness zones marked a sea change. It was a visible testament that the federal government had accepted what scientists have been saying for decades: The climate is, in fact, changing. > Cap Times

Native American leaders meet in Milwaukee, push for climate action


Native American leaders meeting in Milwaukee this week at the convention of the National Congress of American Indians are asking the Trump administration to do more to combat climate change. Their call for change comes days after the Trump administration signed a rule to rollback the Clean Power Plan. > Wisconsin Public Radio