At UW–Madison Earth Fest, Thousands Come Together to Celebrate the Planet — and Ensure Its Future

Community events, lectures by renowned climate experts, and a major announcement of new sustainability hires highlighted the week of programming hosted by the Nelson Institute and Office of Sustainability.

Diving into divestment: panel discussion at UW–Madison probes a tricky topic

“Fossil Fuel Divestment: Climate Action or Climate Distraction?” was one of the major events of UW–Madison’s fifth annual Earth Week, which was held from April 18-24, 2022. Divestment means selling shares invested in fossil fuel …