`We need some bold action`: State task force gathers input on ways to address climate change

Climate change task force holding series of listening sessions

Gov. Tony Evers` Task Force on Climate Change kicked off a series of five listening sessions Tuesday, June 23, to hear about climate change impacts in Wisconsin and potential ways to address them.

Evers established the task force last fall to develop strategies that help communities reduce and adapt to the effects of climate change. The task force is comprised of more than 30 members representing a wide variety of groups, including utilities, environmental groups, health officials, tribes and more.

The meeting, held virtually, highlighted sustainability work being done in the cities of River Falls and Milwaukee, as well as within the University of Wisconsin System. States and local communities have been stepping up to address climate impacts as the United States and other nations have backed away from commitments to combat climate change...

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