FEBRUARY 7, 2011
Learn more about 'Wisconsin's Changing Climate: Impacts and Adaptation'
The first comprehensive report from the Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts proposes a multitude of measures to help protect and enhance Wisconsin's natural resources, economic vitality and public well-being as the state's climate becomes warmer and wetter.
JANUARY 6, 2011
Remembering William Freudenburg
Environmental sociologist William Freudenburg, a longtime member of the UW-Madison and Nelson Institute faculties, died of cancer late last month at his home in Santa Barbara, California. He was 59.
DECEMBER 27, 2010
Reflections on Cancun 2010
Jim Hurley, an honorary fellow with the Nelson Institute, reflects on the recent United Nations climate conference in Cancun.
DECEMBER 13, 2010
Climate Wisconsin: Stories from a state of change
From warming trout streams to decreasing ice cover, lower lake levels to extreme heat, a new educational video series tells stories from a rapidly changing state.
DECEMBER 6, 2010
Blogging from the U.N. climate conference in Cancun
Nelson Institute professor Cal DeWitt and UW Sea Grant Institute associate director Jim Hurley are blogging from the meeting in Cancun all week.
JUNE 1, 2010
Teaching Academy inducts two from Nelson Institute
The Nelson Institute's Adrian Treves and Vincent Smith were among 29 faculty members and graduate students inducted into UW-Madison's Teaching Academy in a ceremony April 29 at the Health Sciences Learning Center.
MAY 25, 2010
Nelson alumnus is Land Tenure Center honorary fellow
The Nelson Institute's Land Tenure Center is hosting a graduate of the institute, Triet Tran, as an honorary fellow for 2010. Tran is the Southeast Asia Program coordinator of the International Crane Foundation, where he oversees crane research and conservation activities in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.
MAY 14, 2010
Bud Jordahl recalled Gaylord Nelson, first Earth Day
Just three weeks before his death this week at age 83, Harold "Bud" Jordahl, emeritus UW-Madison professor of urban and regional planning, reminisced at the Nelson Institute's Earth Day at 40 conference about his long association with Gaylord Nelson and their collaboration on the first Earth Day, in 1970.
APRIL 30, 2010
First Nelson Institute Community Fellows honored
Nelson Institute interim director Gregg Mitman cited six people at the institute's Earth Day conference as the institute's first group of Community Fellows.
APRIL 28, 2010
Climate challenge finalists impress Margaret Atwood
"I would have been hard pressed to choose among the six: all different, all brilliant!"