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Written by Wisconsin Conservation Voters, Ryan Billingham   
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 17:03

clean-airStudents concerned about the future will share insights, ideas, and collaborate to further address climate resiliency and clean energy in northeast Wisconsin.


GREEN BAY – On Nov. 6 at 5 p.m., college students from UW-Green Bay, St. Norbert, and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College will convene to consider Brown County’s environmental future.

In spring 2019, UW-Green Bay’s Student Government Association committed to achieving 100 percent carbon-free energy by 2045, joining the City of Green Bay in a similar commitment to achieve 100 percent clean energy by 2050.

uwgb-students“Campuses across the nation, including many in Wisconsin are leading the way in clean energy and climate resiliency,” said Claire Westlund, a student at UW-Green Bay and a Clean Energy Fellow with Wisconsin Conservation Voters. “The purpose of this listening is to collaborate and share ideas between these campuses to further the discussion on clean energy.”

During the listening session, students concerned about their climate future will share their insights, ideas, and collaborate to further address climate resiliency and clean energy in northeast Wisconsin.

WHAT: Student Listening Session on the environment hosted by Wisconsin Conservation Voters and UW-Green Bay’s Student Government Association.

WHEN: At 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6.

WHERE: University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; University Union; Phoenix Room B

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES: Claire Westlund, clean energy fellow, Wisconsin Conservation Voters; Kayla Probst, UW-Green Bay Student Government Association member; Mae Sommerfeld, student, UW-Green Bay; Seth Hoffmeister, chair of Green Bay’s Sustainability Commission.

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