Climate Change and Wisconsin’s Future: Issues and Opportunities

A panel discussion with members of the Wisconsin State Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources

Tuesday, April 10, 2007
2:30- 4:00 p.m.
180 Science Hall, 550 N. Park St.
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Should Wisconsin move ahead on climate change policy? What actions can businesses, farms and individuals take to meet this growing challenge? Audience members will have an opportunity to interact with members of this key legislative committee as well as representatives of other stakeholder groups in a discussion of the potential impacts of climate change on our state, and possible measures to address them.

Participants will include Sen. Mark Miller, chair of the Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee; committee members Sen. Bob Jauch and Sen. Robert Wirch; John Vrieze,  Wisconsin Dairy Business Association; Scott Johnson, vice president of global environmental and safety actions at SC Johnson Company; Keith Reopelle, program director of Clean Wisconsin; and UW-Madison geographer Jack Williams. Emeritus Professor Steve Born will moderate.

An informal reception will follow in room 140 Science Hall.

For more information, contact Steve Pomplun at the Nelson Institute, 263-3063 or