We are excited to share our new report, Vision 2050, made in collaboration with 1000 Friend’s founding member Dan Cornwell. The United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) estimates that in order to prevent irreversible and catastrophic climate change, we must keep global warming to less than 1.5 degrees Celsius. Vision 2050 In the […]Read more about "Vision 2050 – A 21st Century Transportation System for Wisconsin"
Smart Growth America just released the 2022 Dangerous By Design report. The number of people struck and killed while walking reached yet another new high in 2020. More than 6,500 people were struck and killed while walking in 2020, an average of nearly 18 per day, and a 4.5 percent increase over 2019. This epidemic continues growing worse […]Read more about "Dangerous by Design 2022"
Gov. Tony Evers released Wisconsin’s first clean energy plan. The plan is a blueprint for meeting the governor’s goal of carbon-free electricity generation by 2050 and helping meet the state’s commitment to cutting half of all greenhouse gas emissions by the end of this decade. Read the full plan.Read more about "State of Wisconsin Clean Energy Plan"
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 […]Read more about "Wisconsin’s Changing Climate Assessment Report"
In collaboration with Active Wisconsin, 1000 Friends of Wisconsin put together Active Living: a Winter Playbook for Wisconsin to help support active living this winter. Take a look through the Playbook and see what might work in your community this winter. And don’t hesitate to share this resource with anyone you think would benefit from […]Read more about "Active Living: a Winter Playbook for Wisconsin"
For several months, 1000 Friends and our partners have been working on a report to discuss the future of I-94 and the potential for more sustainable and just alternatives to expansion. Check out the project website for ways to support the project and to learn more: https://fixatsix.org/ Project Details As you may know, WisDOT is […]Read more about "Fix at Six Report – A sustainable alternative to expanding I-94 in Milwaukee"