‘This is our moment to be bold’: Wisconsin Democrats unveil 22 bills to combat climate change

Bills call for funding, programs and policies to promote climate readiness

Wisconsin Democratic lawmakers unveiled a sweeping package of nearly two dozen bills that seek to reduce the effects of climate change and support the clean energy transition.

The package of 22 bills unveiled Monday by Democratic Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, Rep. Greta Neubauer, D-Racine, and other lawmakers calls for funding programs and policy changes to support energy efficiency, sustainable farming practices, training for clean energy jobs and a just transition to renewable energy.  

The proposals would also support climate change research, planning and education.

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