Resilient Cities are for the Birds Webinar

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 […]

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WISCONSIN’S CHANGING CLIMATE Impacts and solutions for a warmer climate

Wisconsin’s Changing Climate Assessment Report

2021 Assessment Report: Wisconsin’s Changing Climate -by the Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts Impacts and Solutions for a Warmer Climate Wisconsin’s climate continues to change. In the 10 years since the 2011 WICCI Assessment Report, new data show continued warming, increases in rain and snow, and more frequent extreme rainfall events. The report explains […]

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A chart showing climate emissions in America. Transportation remains the top contributor, a spot it took over in 2016.

2021 in Review: Transportation Emissions Remain a Top Priority

A few weeks ago, the New York Times reported that greenhouse gas emissions rose 6% in 2021. Despite the social and economic upheaval of the past few years due to a global pandemic, it’s important to remember that climate change remains an ever-present threat. As this reporting showed, transportation is still the leading contributor of […]

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Forward Thinking – Wisconsin Climate Change Bills

#5 – Wisconsin Lawmakers – State Climate Change Bills This week, a group of legislators released 22 bills to reduce the effects of climate change and make Wisconsin more sustainable. These bills were spearheaded by representatives across the state including Representative Greta Neubauer, D-Racine, who said “We have no time to waste if we want […]

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Isthmus Freeway Plan 1955

Transportation Connection (Pt. 6) – Neighborhood Preservation

It’s difficult to visualize the damage that downtown freeways have caused our cities. For many, these highways have always been there, providing economic development and efficient travel into cities from the suburbs. Their role as a cornerstone of racial segregation, and their destruction of municipal budgets and the urban fabric has left our collective memory. […]

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