Climate Action Story—Energy

Climate Action Story—Energy

Since I have already been taking action in the categories of food, transportation, and investments for the past few years, energy seemed like the best thing for me to focus my efforts on. I live in an apartment which means I am unable to make any serious changes to...
Climate Action Story—Food

Climate Action Story—Food

Long after I’d greened up my energy and transportation emissions I resisted making a commitment to eating less meat. My grandfather was a cattle rancher and I felt a kind of sentimental tie to the idea of eating meat – even though I often opted for...
Great Dane Sustainability Story

Great Dane Sustainability Story

When Eliot Butler and Rob LoBreglio met as college students in New York they had no idea that their friendship would develop into starting one of the first Brewpubs in Wisconsin, The Great Dane. The first location opened up on the corner of Doty Street in 1994. The...
Calculate Your Carbon Footprint

Calculate Your Carbon Footprint

Ahead of the Summit, we invite attendees to use the evidence-based Cool Climate tool to calculate your carbon footprint. Learning about your impact will enrich the meaning of the keynote presentation and deepen your engagement throughout the day. We encourage you to...
2021 Live Forward Award Nominees

2021 Live Forward Award Nominees

We received so many amazing nominations for the 2021 Live Forward Awards! These awards recognize the innovation and change happening in our own neighborhoods. The nominees work impacts one or more areas of holistic sustainability: a healthy environment, equity &...
July 2021 Sustainable Breakfast Series Summary

July 2021 Sustainable Breakfast Series Summary

by Trey Anthony Owens, Summer Intern Our July Sustainable Breakfast Series featured a conversation on “Pathways to Carbon Neutrality & Net Zero” between three local panelists and an expert moderator. The group discussed their unique paths to achieving their carbon...
T.L. Luke Art Sustainability Story

T.L. Luke Art Sustainability Story

by Maggie Radl, Communication Specialist T.L. Luke always wanted to be an artist. From a young age she knew “I’m going to be an artist, and there’s nothing else I want to do.” Determined to make this dream a reality, in 2018 she began pursuing art full time. Her...