Results tagged with 'climate change'
Published Jan. 17, 2013
Our winter is a part of our identity. It's part of what we sell to people to come to Wisconsin. It's how we try to make people think that sub-zero wind chill is a joyous event that we can all celebrate with a romp in a snowbank followed by hot chocolate or spiced rum and a roaring fire. But where, oh where, has our winter gone?
Published Jan. 10, 2013
A September research report by Ceres, a Boston-based business sustainability advocacy organization, was eerily prescient. Ceres published the white paper titled, "Stormy Future for U.S. Property/Casualty Insurers: The Growing Costs and Risks of Extreme Weather Events."
Published Dec. 25, 2012
Haven't we seen "Chasing Ice" before? Why yes, in fact, we have. It came out six years ago, back when it was called "An Inconvenient Truth." Surprisingly, while Al Gore's landmark movie won Oscars and established the modern enviro-doc template, it's "Chasing Ice" that presents the more compelling and cinematic argument.
Published April 13, 2010
A visit by environmentalist and bestselling author Bill McKibben kicks off this week's Making It Home Film Festival, April 16-18 at the Urban Ecology Center, 1500 E. Park Pl., on Milwaukee's East Side.
Published Jan. 13, 2010
The controversy over Gov. Jim Doyle's proposed Clean Energy Jobs Act illustrates a deep philosophical divide that is emerging within Wisconsin's business community.
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