The new Institute for Collective Wellbeing will hold an online kick-off event this week.
Three candidates calling for a public buyout of Madison Gas and Electric, the investor-owned utility that is targeting carbon-neutral electricity by 2050, and three suggest banning automobiles on the Isthmus.
The new 13.2-ounce recyclable bottle that some customers will see on shelves this week is made entirely of other plastics.
GreenPower workers have installed more than 17 systems on city facilities, the bulk of the city’s solar capacity, which can now supply about 2.5% of the energy used in city buildings.
Child labor has long been a dark stain on the $65 billion global palm oil industry. In some cases, an entire family may earn less in a day than a $5 box of Girl Scout Do-si-dos.
The World Wildlife Fund is trialing the use of drones to drop seeds in order to help regenerate Australia’s burnt bushland after the recent de…
Citing lax building standards and a lack of community-wide energy initiatives, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy ranked Madison 64th out of 100 cities, behind Milwaukee, Chicago, Minneapolis and St. Paul.
“There’s a lot of great work being done around Dane County, and we look forward to highlighting those achievements in our community,” County Executive Joe Parisi said in a statement announcing the program Wednesday.
Maria Redmond is the director -- and so far only employee -- of the Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy, which Gov. Tony Evers created to transition Wisconsin to carbon-free electricity by 2050.
Alliant Energy has joined a small but growing group of utilities aiming for carbon-neutral electricity by 2050.
We are getting near the end of the campaigns to nominate each party's candidate for president. But precious little has been said about one of …
One food scientist says they are just as nutritious and far more sustainable than other meats. Veuer’s Tony Spitz has the details.
Participants in the city's GreenPower job training program installed the 120-kilowatt solar panel system on the roof of Metro Transit’s garage at 1101 E. Washington Ave.
TOMS may have been the first company to implement a one-for-one model, but dozens of other businesses are now following suit. And yes, several are focused on improving environmental conditions one way or another.
How UW-Madison scored on its first try represents a baseline assessment of where campus sustainability efforts are and where to improve.
Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said the collaborative demonstrates “the people of our region and community care deeply about sustainability.”
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The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse’s prohibition on plastic straws has reduced the school’s waste output and pushed the campus to be more environmentally conscious, student leaders say.
Part of Stacie Reece's role as the city's sustainability program coordinator is to oversee the implementation of the 100% Renewable Madison plan.
As Madison's first sustainability program coordinator, Stacie Reece is trying to move city government and the community toward ending use of fossil fuels.
Even as regulations are being stripped away, businesses are preparing for a warming planet and taking steps to mitigate the damage.