Climate Change Coalition

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Scorching Summer in Europe Signals Long-Term Climate Changes

By Alissa J. Rubin Aug. 4, 2018 PARIS — In Northern Europe, this summer feels like a modern-day version of the biblical plagues. Cows are practically dying of thirst in Switzerland, fires are gobbling up timber in Sweden, the majestic Dachstein…

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Walk the Walk – Summer Fundraiser

Did you miss the last one?? Now is your chance to join in again! Lee Felich brings his expertise to share with us the special place we know and love- Newport State Park. Reserve your spot today by calling 920-854-3330…

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Alliant plans to eliminate coal, cut emissions 80% by 2050

This is great news from the owner of Wisconsin Power and Light!

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Actually, Republicans Do Believe in Climate Change

By Leaf Van Boven and David Sherman Dr. Van Boven and Dr. Sherman are social psychologists. July 28, 2018 It is widely believed that most Republicans are skeptical about human-caused climate change. But is this belief correct? In 2014 and 2016, we conducted…

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In India, Summer Heat May Soon Be Literally Unbearable

This article is clear about urban heat and the impacts of increasing temperatures on city dwellers.  It also reports some of the steps cities are taking to moderate temperatures, even if only slightly, for their residents.

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Solar panels help power new Ikea store in Oak Creek

Samantha Gravina, manager of Ikea’s new store in Oak Creek, said “Ikea strives to create a sustainable life for communities where we operate, and Ikea Oak Creek is adding to this goal with Wisconsin’s largest rooftop solar array.” Ikea has solar panels on top of 90 percent of its American locations. Way to go Ikea!

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Climate change is making it harder to revive damaged land

Instead of restoring the past, ecologists are increasingly focused on the future.

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Support the Climate Change Coalition by going on a walk through the woods!

Explore the forest through a new set of eyes. Join Forest Ecologist Lee Frelich for a program you don’t want to miss.

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Avoiding meat and dairy is ‘single biggest way’ to reduce your impact on Earth

A meaningful step but no doubt a difficult one for most people.  Are any of us willing to take on this challenge?  Perhaps we heed Dr. Peter Alexander’s comment: “My personal opinion is we should interpret these results not as the need to become vegan overnight, but rather to moderate our [meat] consumption.”

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How More Carbon Dioxide Can Make Food Less Nutritious

Carbon dioxide helps plants grow. But a new study shows that rice grown in higher levels of carbon dioxide has lower amounts of several important nutrients.

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