Utilities say Wisconsin coal plants will operate longer due to COVID-19 supply constraints

Several Wisconsin coal plants will remain online years longer than planned as supply constraints caused by COVID-19 delay plans to transition away from fossil fuels, two of the state’s largest utilities announced Thursday. Madison-based Alliant Energy and Milwaukee-based We Energies said those delays and economic challenges will postpone the operation of clean energy projects. That … Read more

Our extended family of plants, animals and soil

What changes when we don’t think of humans as the center of everything, or the most special, or the smartest beings on the planet? If you take this idea seriously, there are huge ethical implications. The natural world isn’t just full of resources to be extracted or exploited — animals and plants, even rocks and … Read more