Energy efficiency is an effective and local way to way to combat the climate crisis and comes with many co-benefits. Beyond the primary benefits of decreasing fossil fuel consumption, reduced energy demand through energy efficiency can improve public health.
It is a pivotal time for climate action in our community, and the City is working to update Madison’s Sustainability Plan to guide our work into the future. Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts on this important issue.
Last week, the Mayor joined Claire Oleksiak, Executive Director of Sustain Dane; Alder Yannette Figueroa Cole; Elevate Energy; and members of the first cohort of Efficiency Navigator participants for a press event to celebrate the achievements of the Efficiency Navigator program and announce
Whether you’re looking to spend quality time outdoors, give back through acts of service, or learn about and adopt new earth-friendly habits, here are fun ways you can show some love for our planet this Earth Day.
The City of Madison and Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) have long been partners in ensuring quality services for the Madison community, from working shoulder to shoulder to get things up and running again after severe weather to our shared commitment to climate action.
I usually expect good news on climate in April, as everyone announces their big accomplishments and new ambitions for Earth Day. But this year, the biggest climate win has come in August. Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act is by far the best news on climate in the U.S.
Last Friday I was honored to take part in the 2022 MadiSUN launch event at the Ace Apartments on the City’s east side. This is the seventh year of MadiSUN – the City’s solar program for homes, businesses, affordable housing providers and nonprofits.
As we look forward to Earth Day on April 22nd, we have a lot of environmental successes to celebrate—far more than we could celebrate in a day, or even a week. So this year, the City is celebrating a full Earth Month.