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Gasland talk Oct. 1

Josh Fox will talk about “Gasland” at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 1, in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. It’s the first Fall 2012 Contemporary Issues Lecture. “Josh Fox is the founder and artistic director of International WOW Company. Fox … Continue reading

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A Plastic Free Life?

Is living a plastic-free life even possible? Beth Terry of Oakland, California, author of the blog, MyPlasticFreeLife.com, thinks we should try. Read her Plastic-free Living Guide for a long list of ways to–if not completely eliminate–at least dramatically reduce the … Continue reading

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GoodGuide

GoodGuide claims to be “the world’s largest and most reliable source of information on the health, environmental, and social impacts of consumer products.” You can use it on the web or get the mobile app for your tablet or smartphone. … Continue reading

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Earth Week events, photos Th 4/26

UW-W will have several events celebrating Earth Week on Thurs., Apr. 26, with the theme “We are All Connected by Rivers.” Photos submitted by students, faculty/staff and community members will be displayed at a variety of venues around campus, including … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 27

Regulators Gone Wild: How the EPA Is Ruining American Industry by Rich Trzupek GE310 .T79 2011 New Arrivals, 2nd floor It’s Spring Break, and it’s that time of year when college students [and those that may think they’re still in … Continue reading

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Did you miss McKibben’s talk on 350??

Bill McKibben, American environmentalist and writer who founded 350.org, spoke about 350: The Most Important Number in the World on Tues., Apr. 5, at the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. It was the last Spring 2011 Contemporary Issues Lecture sponsored by … Continue reading

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The Value of Water 11/29

A panel of experts will discuss The Value of Water on Mon. , Nov. 29, 5:30-7:30pm in Timmerman Auditorium (Timothy J. Hyland Hall). You may be inclined to take drinking water for granted, but that’s not the case in other … Continue reading

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Buy & Eat Local Food

Heard a lot about buying and eating locally-produced food? What’s the big deal?? Well, on Sunday (6/20/10) I saw a “Local Foods Movement” installment of Madison Channel 3‘s “For the Record” series. Olivia Parry, Director of Dane County Planning and … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 20

Green Careers: Choosing Work for a Sustainable Future by Jim Cassio & Alice Rush GE60 .C397 2009 New Book Island, 2nd floor We’re coming up on the end of the semester and a time where those graduating are searching for … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 17

Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It By Elizabeth Royte HD9349 .M542 R69 2008 New Book Island, 2nd floor Happy St. Patrick’s Day! While the topic of this week’s featured title does center on drinking, it … Continue reading

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