New federal commission addresses murdered Indigenous people, How beneficial are carbon offset agreements?

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Dennis Willard, of Bellevue, Wash., carries a sign that reads “Where Is She” as he marches in support of missing and murdered indigenous women during a rally to mark Indigenous Peoples’ Day in downtown Seattle in 2019. Ted S. Warren/AP Photo

We speak with two Wisconsin-based members of a federal commission to address the problem of missing and murdered Indigenous people. Then, a reporter says that five Wisconsin counties signed contracts with a carbon offset company that will only maintain current practices.

Featured in this Show

  • The Not Invisible Act Commission

    U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland created the Not Invisible Act Commission to address the continuing problem of missing and murdered Indigenous people. We talk with two Wisconsin residents who the department appointed to the commission about what they hope it will accomplish.

  • Five Wisconsin counties sign 'dubious' carbon offset agreements

    Bloomberg reports five Wisconsin counties signed deals with a carbon development firm to manage forests in ways that will provide few new climate benefits. We speak with a Bloomberg reporter about why counties are entering these agreements and what this says about the carbon development market.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Kristin Welch Guest
  • Grace Bulltail Guest
  • Ben Elgin Guest

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