February 2014 By Meg Gordon Walk into a social gathering and make a controversial statement. Claim, for example, that Wisconsin’s forestry industry is in trouble due to climate change, and that we’d better do something about it because climate change is caused by humans. Then watch: People who agree with you will join your cause, … More Can “Boundary Objects” Help Climate Scientists Find Common Ground?
January 2014 By Margaret Broeren for QUEST Wisconsin As sunlight streams into the lobby at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center outside of Madison, Wisconsin, visitors pull on their hats and gloves. Wind nipping at their faces, they venture out to the trail to learn about prairies, climate, and biofuels from John Greenler, who directs educational … More Prairie Power
January 2014 By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN, The New York Times In the 1970s, I got both my bachelor’s and master’s degrees in modern Middle East studies, and I can assure you that at no time did environmental or climate issues appear anywhere in the syllabi of my courses. Today, you can’t understand the Arab awakenings … More WikiLeaks, Drought and Syria