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
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Number Date Name Your comment to Scott Walker
13457 3.2 years ago Sjoerd DeJong
13456 3.2 years ago Peter Zimmerman
13455 3.2 years ago Michael Ray Get your head out of your ass
13454 3.2 years ago Miriam Cole
13453 3.2 years ago Kat Bowley
13452 3.2 years ago H. Cardinaux
13451 3.2 years ago Elizabeth Larrison Why is telling the truth censorship
13450 3.2 years ago MaryKay Rodarte
13449 3.2 years ago Kathy Perkins
13448 3.2 years ago Brandon Wirz F'ing freak!
......and I thought the nazis were bad!
13447 3.2 years ago Stefanka Ilieva
13446 3.2 years ago Gus Robinson
13445 3.2 years ago James Mcfarland The GOP is sounding more and more like the communists.
13444 3.2 years ago Janet Miller
13443 3.2 years ago Cindy Towner What are they afraid of? The Climate is changing whether they talk about or not.
13442 3.2 years ago Deborah Bradford What will your grandchildren say about you, their grandfather, when they learn you stunted a reasoned approach to reducing what they have to endure: increasingly intense summers and violent winters,...
13441 3.2 years ago Andy Andryshak Repeat after me;
Climate Change results in Global Warming!
Please do not censor Science truth words or ideas.
Thank You!!! Peace/Andy
13440 3.2 years ago Marion Van Stand on the side of our environment and the future of our Grandchildren. Take action immediately.
13439 3.2 years ago Julie Payne
13438 3.2 years ago Kevin Norris There are way too many studies on climate change to keep ignoring it and banning such words is absurd. Move to renewable energy and stop climate change
13437 3.2 years ago Rhonda Fry How can you ban people from talking? Are we going to be a country where there is not a free exchange of ideas? What kind of government is this called?
13436 3.2 years ago Brian Sauer As a Wisconsin native, a UW graduate and a scientist I find this ban on speech both embarrassing and extremely short-sighted. It's not dissimilar to forbidding the mention of drought in California &...
13435 3.2 years ago Dale Hanych Children put their fingers in their ears and say "Nyah nyah, I can't hear you." But, that doesn't change the truth. Reality is going to run over deniers. You may manage to avoid blame, but your d...
13434 3.2 years ago Amanda Burdick
13433 3.2 years ago Kyle Carroll
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