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Good Bike Infrastructure Is a Simple Way to Reduce Emissions

By Harry Bennett, 350 Madison I have been convinced for years of the viability of bicycle transportation and its possibilities of being one of the simplest and most elegant strategies to reduce carbon emissions from transportation. In 2008 I started keeping close track of my bicycle riding miles, as opposed to automobile travel, and how (More...)

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We Can All Be Climate Activists, No Matter Where We Live

By Janette Rosenbaum, 350 Madison     Environmental activists are often criticized for driving, flying, being on the grid, or otherwise engaging in less than saintly behavior, environmentally speaking. Our failure to live a zero-carbon lifestyle is used as evidence that we’re not seriously committed to ending the use of fossil fuels. In reality, activists (More...)

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MGE Could Lead in Cutting Transportation Emissions

By Beth Esser, 350 Madison | co-founder, MGE Shareholders for Clean Energy     I was raised on coal. My dad worked at a coal power plant for 28 years. This physically demanding job was not easy, but it was a good union job and it helped provide my parents the ability to raise four daughters. (More...)

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The Community Energy Campaign is focused on taking action on and responsibility for our own fossil fuel use. We work to create and change policies that impact our energy use and nurture a culture of reducing energy use and using clean, renewable energy to reduce our carbon footprint.   (More...)

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