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Agency Secretaries Unite to Call Attention to Climate Disaster Mitigation Opportunities

WISCONSIN— On Monday, Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner Mark Afable, Department of Safety and Professional Services Secretary Dawn Crim, and Department of Financial Institutions Secretary Kathy Blumenfeld visited Door County to raise awareness of climate disaster resiliency and mitigation opportunities. The Commissioner and Secretaries visited several homes designed by architect Virge Temme that highlighted ways in which […]

Bilingual “Climate Action Focus Group”/ “Grupo de enfoque de acción climática” bilingüe

The City of Racine is in the process of developing an “Equitable Climate Action Plan,” and seeks a broad range of input from city residents and stakeholders. To this end, the City is holding community conversations aimed at soliciting input from members of the community who have historically not been prioritized in these planning processes. […]

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Rep. Greta Neubauer Joins Climate Accountability Group

MADISON – Rep. Greta Neubauer, D-Racine, has joined a new national network of public officials that intend to hold corporate polluters responsible for their outsized role in creating and perpetuating the climate crisis. Leaders for Climate Accountability recently launched with 68 state and local officials in 18 states, with plans to expand membership to other […]

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Racine Public Library Wins Grant to Support Climate Change Programs

City of Racine – The Racine Public Library has been selected as one of 25 U.S. libraries to participate in Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change, an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) that will help libraries engage their communities in programs and conversations on the climate crisis. “We are proud to be […]