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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
April 22, 2008 climate change briefing

The Natural Resources Board held a special meeting April 22, 2008 to hear from experts on climate change. Topics covered during this informational seminar included an overview of climate change and presentations on three state and regional projects that address climate change: the Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts; the Governor's Task Force on Global Warming; and the Midwest Governors Association Initiative.

Opening Remarks

Matt Frank, Secretary, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Video (7 minutes 25 seconds)

Overview of climate change: news from a warming planet

Jonathan Foley, Director, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Video (48 minutes 11 seconds)

How climate change may affect us: The Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts

Lewis Gilbert, Interim Director, Nelson Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jack Sullivan, Director, DNR Bureau of Science Services
Video (37 minutes 39 seconds)

How we may affect climate change: The Governor's Task Force on Global Warming

Roy Thilly, CEO, Wisconsin Public Power, Inc. and Task Force Co-Chair
Video (20 minutes 12 seconds)
Tia Nelson, Executive Secretary, Board of Commissioners of Public Lands and Task Force Co-Chair
Video (21 minutes 52 seconds)

How we may affect climate change: The Midwest Governors Association Initiative

Eric Callisto, Executive Assistant, Wisconsin Public Service Commission
Video (27 minutes 48 seconds)

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Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (exit DNR)

Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts (exit DNR)

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