“Action is needed now.”
In expressing that urgent call to respond quickly to the Earth’s changing climate and its increasingly disruptive and destructive impacts, Dan Vimont captured in a few words the shared commitment of more than 300 Wisconsin residents attending a Nov. 8 Climate Fast Forward conference in Madison.
Vimont, director of the Nelson Institute’s Center …Read More >
Many people are uncertain about how climate change will affect Wisconsin and what they should be doing to slow the change and adapt to new conditions. Please join Fe University as we study the latest research with two Wisconsin Green Fire scientists.
In collaboration with Wisconsin Green Fire, Fe University presents the course, Climate Change: Causes, …Read More >
Climate change presents growing challenges to human health and safety, quality of life, and the rate of economic growth in the United States. On November 24, 2018 the US Global Change Research Project released the FOURTH NATIONAL CLIMATE ASSESSMENT Volume II: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States. The National Climate Assessment (NCA) assesses …Read More >
Over eleven days in late August, four major storms raked across central and southern Wisconsin, each dumping multiple inches of rain. Late in the afternoon of August 20, a record-breaking deluge of more than eleven inches in just four hours hit western Dane County. On August 26-27, parts of Ozaukee and Washington Counties north ofRead More >
By: Dr. Michael Meyer
“Climate skeptics” often point to episodic extreme winter weather, such as the 2017/2018 polar outbreak, as evidence that climate change science is incorrect. If one were to delve into the topic a bit further, it becomes apparent that this recent cold spell could be consistent with evolving climate change theory.
A commonly heard …Read More >