University of Wisconsin–Madison

Door County Climate Change Forum

The third annual Door County Climate Change forum this year will be addressing opportunities for forging a healthier, more prosperous world. The event is intended to increase awareness of the impacts of climate change on Door County and to foster discussion among community leaders and interested members of the public on cooperative action to address those impacts. The event will feature the following lectures:

      • Addressing the Serious Health Risks of Climate Change: Possible the Greatest Human Health Challenge and Opportunity in More Than a Century by Dr. Jonathan Patz, director of the Global Health Institute at UW-Madison
      • The Daunting Challenges and Extraordinary Opportunities of a Clean Energy Transmission by Rolf Nordstrom, president and CEO of the Great Plains Institute.
      • Changing Climate, Changing Infrastructure – How Wastewater Infrastructure is Adapting by Kevin Shafer, executive director of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD)

The event includes a local foods lunch and the opportunity to participate in dialogue with the speakers. The forum is $25 and open to the general public. For more information or questions, visit their website.

Full program available here.

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