By Dadit Hidayat, The Natural Step Monona Board Member
What is so cool about being a grassroots environmental group? Read on to see why The Natural Step Monona excites me.
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By Heather Gates
Sometimes watching politics feels like watching The Twilight Zone, a television show from fifty years ago that had characters in strange, often dystopian, situations, unfamiliar surroundings, or futuristic places where the current laws of physics and/or logic didn’t apply. Such was the case with two sentences (and the responses to them) in Mitt Romney’s speech at the Republican National Convention last week. They were, “President Obama promised to begin to slow the rise of the oceans and heal the planet. My promise is to help you and your family.”
Continue reading The Twilight Zone and the Romney speech...
[ March 13, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Tuesday, March 13, 2012
6:30pm – 8:00pm
Monona Public Library, 1000 Nichols Road, Monona, WI; 663-2459
Host: The Natural Step Monona. Films: “Carbon Nation” with two shorts “For the Price of a Cup of Coffee” and “Extreme Heat”.
“Carbon Nation” (86 min.) is a business film, a national defense film, an energy-reduction film. The heroes in the film are [...]
By Lance Green
We all have good reasons to be good stewards of our water resources. The Year of Water (2012) provides opportunities to learn about, improve, and conserve our precious water. Find facts, events, and tips for helping you, and your friends and neighbors, to take steps to improve the way we use and manage water.
Continue reading Monona’s Year of Water Kicks Off...
[ December 13, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] “How to Boil a Frog” is an eco-comedy that mixes rapid-fire humor and hard-hitting facts to show the consequences of “overshoot” — too many people using up too little planet — and what it means for our future. With an ‘Everyman’ approach, smart writing, world-class experts, and humor, “How to Boil a Frog” shows the [...]
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By Justin Bloesch
This column was printed in the Herald-Independent just as the funds awarded to Wisconsin to build high-speed rail were pulled. Our new Governor-elect elected to turn down a more sustainable transit option.
Continue reading High-Speed Rail: the long view...
Watch this :59 video from 350.org for a little bit of “why.”
Continue reading …and why we need a Global Work Party...
10/10/10: World’s Largest Day of Practical Action to Fight Climate Change
Join The Natural Step Monona and Project Home for our letter-writing campaign: Pressing Our Leaders for Action, Now. “The job of a citizen is to keep his mouth open,” said Günter Grass. So come be a good citizen; our democracy needs you!
By Heather Gates
Rebutting recent comments made in the Herald-Independent about climate change provides an opportunity to share news about our 350.org Global Work Party — an upcoming event in which everyone can take positive actions.
[ October 10, 2010; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Want to express your concerns about climate change to our leaders? Come to the library on 10/10/10 and we’ll help you with whatever obstacle is in your way – whether you need help putting ideas into words, a list of bullet points about climate change, a computer to type on, or someone to type for you – and you can be part of making letter-writing a fun, community activity.