How broad is the gap in broadband…

I recently received notice of an interesting article through my colleagues at LinkWISCONSIN, a statewide initiative to promote the availability and sustainable adoption of broadband internet access, through the Wisconsin Public Service Commission.  The article highlights a system in Chattanooga, Tennessee, against the backdrop of our situation in Wisconsin around internet access.  http://bit.ly/z8Lm8N I can only imagine…

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Adapting to climate change: upcoming workshop

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will be the site of an upcoming workshop on Planning for Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region.  Climate change is already impacting the US Midwest with higher average temperatures, more frequent heavy downpours, decreased Great Lakes ice cover, and more frequent heat waves. Projected future climate changes in the […]

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Hey, that’s MY money!

Ekobanken grew from a foundation, doing what foundations do: granting funds for organizations to do good in society. It also grew from questions. Is there a difference between money that is earned, or borrowed, or given? What more good can be done? Loans create the future; What kind of future do we want?

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Closing the loop

Sometimes I grow fond of the most peculiar things. When I got back to Wisconsin last August, I missed quite a few things about Sweden. But one thing I was reminded of every day: toilet paper.

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