City of Madison

Semester that was: News’ biggest stories

From campus, city, state, here are biggest headlines from Spring 2020

City of Madison

Climate change apparent in warmest, wettest decade ever recorded in Madison

Climate change experts said increased precipitation in the future is possible

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State government has a responsibility to protect our nature

Data shows Mendota is polluted too much and frozen too little

UW-Madison Campus

Protest calls for climate action, announces new student coalition

Protestors will gather every Friday at Library mall as a part of Fridays for Future

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Facing inaction from previous generations, it’s up to younger generations to tackle climate change

Stakes too high to let cycle of indifference continue

UW-Madison Campus

UW to sign environmental Resilience Commitment

Climate Action Plan to mitigate issues caused by climate change.

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Going for green: Education, engagement must be priorities as UW works to improve sustainability efforts

As an institution whose primary focus is on education, lackluster performance in this category is a call to action

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Youth activism might just save us all

Climate strike movement has gained impressive traction, in large part thanks to work of young activists

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It’s time to clear the air about climate change

Understanding difference between climate change, global warming imperative to engaging in productive discourse

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In Photos: Protesters march for science, social justice

On Earth Day, Madisonians rallied for environmental justice