Climate & Energy
Our first lunch-hour Climate & Energy talk of 2022, "Smart Climate Communications in Complicated Times," featured speaker Jane Elder.
In our fifth Local Government Summit, the Wisconsin Academy and partners held a virtual Summit to share practical resources and explore emerging issues in local energy planning and resilience in Wisconsin communities.
Climate change continues to be one of the most serious social, economic, and environmental challenges of our time. This is true globally, nationally, and in Wisconsin.
Speakers Diane Mayerfeld and Susanne Wiesner discuss how sustainable agricultural practices can increase carbon drawdown, lead to healthy soils and other ecosystem services/benefits.
Fred Clark and Don Waller discuss how to leverage nature-based solutions in forests to foster continuous growth for maximum carbon storage and ecological complexity.
"Tracing Connections Between Water and Climate," features Gary Besaw (Former Tribal Chair, Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin) and Bill Davis (Senior Legal Analyst, River Alliance of Wisconsin) discussing the integral role that "systems thinking"
The final of three online breakfast presentations featured Kirsten Shead and Brenda Coley, Co-Executive Directors of Milwaukee Water Commons.
For the opening session of the Academy's Wisconsin Business Roundtable on Climate Change, Tom Boldt, CEO of The Boldt Company, and Jeff Thompson, CEO Emeritus of Gundersen Health Systems, discuss how to lead through bold innovation.
The Way Forward panel including; August Ball (CEO and Founder of Cream City Conservation & Consulting LLC), Kari Grasee (Vice President of Business Workplace Services of American Family Insurance), Kathy Jankowski (President
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