Maria Redmond, Director of the Wisconsin Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy, speaks about the recently released report of the Governor’s Task Force on Climate Change. The 100-page report outlines best strategies for tackling the climate crisis across nine sectors, from climate justice, transportation, and agriculture, to education, food systems, and forestry. Maria gives an overview of the report and offers guidance on how we can help ensure that task force strategies are implemented. You’ll find Maria’s slides here. Watch the full monthly meeting, including Maria’s talk and updates on 350 Madison campaigns, below.
Kate Beaton, a member of the Eau Claire City Council, explains how we can act locally on climate now, making sure our community leaders deliver on their climate promises. We also hear updates on pipeline resistance and the movement to defund Line 3 and other pipelines and view a PBS Climate Wisconsin video on extreme heat, which you can watch on the PBS series website here. You’ll find Kate’s slides here. Watch the full monthly meeting, including Kate’s talk, below.
Especially in this time of social distancing and quarantine, social media is playing an even more important role to create awareness and inspire our community to build a strong climate movement in Wisconsin. Laurie DeRuntz, Social Media Marketer, shares practical tips on how to make our communication even more effective to reach our existing audience and gain new supporters. You’ll find Laurie’s slides here. Watch the full monthly meeting, including Laurie’s talk, below.
Gail Nordheim, President of 350 Madison’s Board of Directors, addresses the current status of the climate crisis, its disproportionate impacts on the poor and communities of color, and the relationship between COVID-19 and climate change. Watch Gail’s talk below.
Sam Grant, veteran community organizer and executive director of MN350, speaks about the critical need for climate activists to address racial justice. Watch Sam’s talk below or watch the entire monthly meeting here.
Learn all about 350 Madison’s Green Wave Get Out the Vote (GOTV) initiative. Find out how you can get involved in helping increase turnout in this critical election! Check out the slides from the meeting here.
Seth Jensen, leader of the 350 Madison Divest and Defund team, shares his insights on the growing Stop the Money Pipeline national movement and its relationship to our divestment and pipeline campaigns in Wisconsin. Also, meet 350 Madison’s new volunteer coordinator, Nikki Darga, and get updates on our three teams and our climate justice activities this summer. Here’s the complete video of the meeting:
Gary Radloff, principal at the Radloff Group, discusses why climate policy reform and energy democracy require opening up public service commissions to the public. See Gary’s presentation slides here. The Q&A from the program is here. And here’s the complete video of the meeting:
Janet Schmidt and Greg Fries from the Madison Engineering Department talk about climate trends and proposed changes to Madison’s stormwater ordinance. You can see the PowerPoint presentation here and listen to the entire program below: