State Capitol Report: New opportunities for carbon storage, Taking the pulse on August primary

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A polling location is open for voters in the spring election Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Tenney Park in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

We speak with the authors of a new report outlining how Wisconsin’s 17 million acres of forest can absorb carbon to offset climate change. Then, Marquette Law School Poll released its latest ahead of the August primaries. We have the director to break down the results.

Featured in this Show

  • Harnessing Wisconsin forests to reduce the effects of climate change

    Every year Wisconsin generates more than 100 million metric tons of carbon dioxide. But the state’s 17 million acres of forest have the capacity to store 37 percent of carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels. A new report outlines what state foresters and officials could do to accomplish that.

  • Last MU Law School poll results prior to August primary

    Marquette University Law School’s final poll ahead of the August primary election shows a majority of voters believe the state is heading in the wrong direction. The poll’s director breaks down the latest results.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Lizzie Condon Guest
  • Paul Koll Guest
  • Charles Franklin Guest

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