Vision, Grit and Practical Solutions for Local Energy Resilience

Article originally published by Wisconsin Academy of Sciences arts and letters

What happens when 75 thoughtful Wisconsin leaders come together to tackle a challenge?  Good things!

The [Wisconsin] Academy [of Sciences, Arts & Letters] hosted its second Local Government Summit on Energy & Resilience on April 5… Local government leaders from more than a dozen Wisconsin communities gathered around tables with energy experts, educators, advocates, and concerned citizens for a productive discussion on how the world of energy is changing and what that means for local decision-making, as well as practical approaches communities are using to forge their own way into the clean energy future…

Local action and leadership can drive state and federal action, and if Wisconsin’s local leaders are an indication of the kind of vision, grit, and practical solutions that are already driving action, there is much to look forward to in the decades to come.