Solar Power

We Energies had claimed in its rate case before the state Public Service Commission (PSC) that its customers with solar panels actually cost the utility money, which they need to recoup from these customers. Two of the three-member commissi... more

May 26, 2015 8:57 PM News Features 6 Comments

The city of Milwaukee is exploring becoming energy independent—not just by reducing its electricity use and increasing its renewable energy portfolio, but perhaps more

Mar 25, 2014 11:24 PM News Features

Having directed NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies for most of the past four decades, James E. Hansen retired this month to devote himself to the scientific activism that has brought both awards and catcalls during more

Apr 28, 2013 8:33 PM News Features

With gas prices soaring again and energy costs slated to grow in the long term, it's a great time to consider... more

Apr 11, 2012 12:00 AM News Features 3 Comments

In 1940 the Soviet occupiers of eastern Poland methodically massacred over 20,000 Polish officers and buried them in a mass grave at Katyn Forest. After the Nazi Germans turned on their Soviet allies and seized eastern Poland at the start of the.. more

Aug 11, 2009 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Environmental stewardship is firmly rooted in the texts of the world’s great religions. Jewsand Christians both point to Genesis 2:15, where God tells Adam toabad, or serve, the Garden of Eden. T,None more

Oct 16, 2008 12:00 AM Around MKE 2 Comments

Thedoors may be closed for the season, but the ovens at Amaranth Bakery& Cafe certainly won’t be growing cold this summer. OwnersStephanie Shipley and David Boucher are selling a large selection oftheir baked goods at two local farmers’ markets: ... more

Jul 16, 2008 12:00 AM Dining Preview

The U.S. military operates a beachfront site at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility where military personnel and their families can vacation. The resort offers air-conditioned suites, surfing, boat rides, a golf course, a bowling alley and ... more

Jun 4, 2008 12:00 AM Around MKE