Mum's the word on climate change in Wisconsin



The Climate Change language police have struck again. Last month state employees in Florida alleged that Gov. Rick Scott had instituted a ban on using terms like "climate change" and “global warming."

Now climate censorship has spread to Wisconsin. Last week, the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands (BCPL), a three-member panel overseeing public land sales that benefit schools and communities in Wisconsin, voted to ban staff from talking about climate change. The panel voted 2-1 to block public employees "from engaging in global warming or climate change work while on BCPL time."

Sign here to tell Wisconsin Governor and Presidential hopeful Scott Walker that this is unacceptable, and demand that he act swiftly to reverse the board's decision.



This petition has a goal of 20000 signatures
1101-1125 of 15032 signatures
Number Date Name Your comment to Scott Walker
13932 3.5 years ago Andrew Kinter The banning of words or phrases by a government in America is a new low. As a champion of "small government" and fighting government intrusion into people's lives while rejecting America's fundamen...
13931 3.5 years ago Susan Sell
13930 3.5 years ago Susan Sell
13929 3.5 years ago Sharon Hart First Amendment, #1
Have the courage to face your opposition, #2
Believe the science, #3
13928 3.5 years ago Ronald Esterline
13927 3.5 years ago Arabella Dorth Your state workers are first and foremost U.S. citizens and as such are guaranteed freedom of speech which includes talking about climate change. This violates the state workers' constitutional righ...
13926 3.5 years ago Aletha McGee
13925 3.5 years ago Kevin Davis
13924 3.5 years ago Beth Langhorst You cannot deny reality for long and without consequences.
13923 3.5 years ago Jerry Eldredge
13922 3.5 years ago Sabrina Napier
13921 3.5 years ago Ben Snelling Your ban is murder and non-free speech,
global warming and climate change
threats must be taken seriously.
13920 3.5 years ago Carl Gershenson
13919 3.5 years ago Nancy Friedwald Climate change is a fact whether it is simply a natural pendulum swing or that man is likely contributing to it. There ought to be many public discussions about it & banning those discussions is un...
13918 3.5 years ago Connie Murphy
13917 3.5 years ago Herbert Brentlinger
13916 3.5 years ago Gary Heckmann Governor Walker,

Please don't support the climate change deniers. Please become a good steward of the earth for our children's sake.
13915 3.5 years ago Bryan Kallenbach Banning discussion of climate change does nothing to solve the problem. Stifling dissenting opinion is only the tactic of cowards and the ignorant.
13914 3.5 years ago Denise Banister Let the facts speak, take the politics out of it so that consequences of unchecked climate change doesn't destroy our children's future
13913 3.5 years ago Karen Jaye
13912 3.5 years ago Aleksandra Milovanovic
13911 3.5 years ago Barbara Remund You should not run for office if you will not use the scientific data supported by over 97% of the respected scientific community to make governmental decisions that affect millions of Americans.
13910 3.5 years ago Donald Swearer
13909 3.5 years ago Hayli Walker
13908 3.5 years ago Minerva De La Torriente That its not going to solve the problem, global warming is happening!
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