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Before It’s Too Late, Are We Going to Do Anything About Climate Change?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC) issued on Monday October 8, 2018 its most recent, and alarming report on the predicted effects of climate change.   The panel’s conclusions are stark; its recommendations for corrective action are urgent.  In summary, … Continue reading

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Walker Promises Foxconn Deal Will be “Transformational” for Wisconsin

Some Think What He Has in Mind is Transforming (eliminating) Wisconsin’s Environmental Regulations As you may know, Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin has signed an incentives agreement with Foxconn, the giant Taiwanese electronics manufacturer, to build a liquid crystal display … Continue reading

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Restoration and World Water Day

A big impact on the water quality of Lake Wingra, its watershed, and the UW-Madison Arboretum comes from storm water.  Each year, over 110 million cubic feet (over 822 million gallons; or enough to fill several bathtubs) flows overland picking … Continue reading

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