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"
Webinar 11: Equity in Climate Action Planning – March 15
Register now on Zoom. 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. This webinar introduces a new tool developed by members of the Wisconsin Climate Table that will enable municipalities to take […]Read more about "Webinar 11: Equity in Climate Action Planning – March 15"
Webinar 10: Climate Planning & Transportation – 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"
Green Tier Charter for Climate Action
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public input on a new charter to encourage businesses, non-government organizations and communities to combat the effects of climate change in our state. The charter, which is part of the DNR’s Green Tier program, will help members reduce greenhouse gases and collaborate on projects that improves climate resiliency and […]Read more about "Green Tier Charter for Climate Action"
Environmental Collaboration Office (ECO) created the ECO-Neighborhood Toolkit resource to function as a catalyst for community organizers to drive collective green actions in their communities. Learn more here. ECO strives to make Milwaukee a world class eco-city on America’s Fresh Coast. ECO develops practical and racially equitable solutions that improve people’s lives and the economy while […]Read more about "ECO-Neighborhood Toolkit"
Webinar 6: Resilient cities are for the birds! Watch the recording
Watch the 6th Webinar in the Series – Resilient cities are for the birds! Enhancing ecological conservation within our built landscapes is vital if we are to address the social, economic, and environmental conditions of the 21st Century. One way we can do that, and in the process, build resilience, is to make these landscapes […]Read more about "Webinar 6: Resilient cities are for the birds! Watch the recording"