Tracey Holloway, a professor of atmospheric science at UW-Madison, is one of half a dozen leading climate scientists (and mothers) who’ve banded together to motivate other moms to take action on the threat of climate change.
The findings agree with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s 2018 report, which said greenhouse gas emissions need to fall 45% over the next decade and to near zero by 2050 to avoid the most catastrophic impacts.
The Columbia Energy Center power plant outside Portage is in the final stages of work before flipping the switch on a revamped process which will cut nitrogen emissions in half.
Stories that are making the news today in Madison and around the state and country.
The $50,000 top prize in the third annual Climate Leadership Challenge was awarded to Joseph Keuler, Matthew Kirk, Patrick Kirk and David Osmalov, according to a news release from the UW-Madison news service.