Climate change the focus of 20 bills pushed by Wisconsin Democrats. Assembly Democratic Leader Greta Neubauer introduced the Forward on Climate package of 20 bills at a press conference Thursday. “There’s a lot that we can do here to make sure that Wisconsinites are prepared for the impacts of climate change, and that we are doing our […]Read more about "Forward on Climate Package introduced"
The Wisconsin Climate Table, a network of more than 30 organizations in Wisconsin with the common goal of zero GHG emissions by 2050, has developed a new Tool Kit for Equity and Justice in Local Climate Action Planning available on their website. The Tool Kit is a Wisconsin-specific guide to braiding equity into climate policies, plans, […]Read more about "New Tool Kit for Equity & Justice in Local Climate Action Planning released"
On Friday, May 5, members of the Wisconsin Climate Table met in person for the first time since March 2020! Two dozen people representing a range of expertise and advocacy interests convened at Waukesha County Technical College for an all-day meeting and networking event. Maria Redmond, Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy, gave an update […]Read more about "Wisconsin Climate Table meeting"
This report outlines what’s already working in the Midwest when local jurisdictions harmonize climate planning with transportation and comprehensive planning, and it offers recommendations on both content and process. You can also watch the recorded webinar that outlines the research and provides examples from planning staff in Minneapolis and Cedar Rapids. This research was conducted in partnership […]Read more about "Transportation Planning for People and the Planet: Lessons from the Midwest"
A growing number of localities in Wisconsin are adopting resolutions and action plans to address climate change. However, low-income communities and communities of color have historically not benefited from climate policies and programs. Members of the Wisconsin Climate Table shared a new tool kit for Equity in Local Climate Action Planning and stories of climate change impacts […]Read more about "Webinar 11: Equity in Climate Action Planning – watch the recording"
Our Director of Transportation Policy Gregg May, and city planners, Kathleen Mayell (City of Minneapolis) and Eric Holthaus (City of Cedar Rapids) talk about the release of our new report, “Transportation Planning for People and the Climate: Lessons from the Midwest.” We examined climate plans, comprehensive plans, and transportation plans across 25 jurisdictions in five […]Read more about "Webinar 10: Climate Planning & Transportation – watch the recording"