Lunch Meetings

Health Dunn Right often has on-line lunch meetings with environmental champions throughout the state as part of the normal monthly HEAT meeting. These are recordings of those lunch meetings.

Discussion with Klaus Mager of Business Climate Leaders on Climate Change

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The Health Dunn Right Environmental Action group held their November meeting with Klaus Mager of CItizens Climate Lobby Business Climate Leaders. Mr. Mager Klaus explained the benefit of two strong sustainability pieces of legislation introduced to the US Congress, the energy innovation and carbon dividend Act, which would create market incentives to reduce fossil fuel based inputs primarily by increasing the input cost of synthetic nitrogen fertilizer and pesticides.

Zach Raff speaks about the economic impact of CAFOs

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On May 12, 2021 Zach Raff, Assistant Professor of Economics, UW-Stout, provided an overview of CAFOs and Water Quality in Wisconsin to the Environmental Action Team of Health Dunn Right. Over the past 30 years, livestock operations in Wisconsin – primarily dairies – have become more and more concentrated. This concentration of the industry has led to the proliferation of CAFOs in the state, which provide operational cost savings but are associated with several forms of external costs, e.g., nonpoint source runoff.