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
3076-3100 of 15032 signatures
Number Date Name Your comment to Scott Walker
11957 2.7 years ago Lloyd Smith
11956 2.7 years ago Lindsay Suter
11955 2.7 years ago Barbara Just "Climate Change & global warming" is a phrase that may be censored, but with an education & some investigation, you must become aware of the scientific fact!!
11954 2.7 years ago Kathleen Pitluga
11953 2.7 years ago Susan Brown
11952 2.7 years ago Betty Dellinger you can not dictate no discussion on climate change. This is rehensible and communistic. Science is science, and if you can't see the obvious, then you have no business even considering running fo...
11951 2.7 years ago Allan Johnston
11950 2.7 years ago Diana Parish
11949 2.7 years ago Jerry Miller Emerge from your ignorant fog and listen to the majority of scientists who say that climate change is a reality. No wonder your approval rating is 41%.
11948 2.7 years ago Kenton McLellan
11947 2.7 years ago Robin Hubbard
11946 2.7 years ago Robert Black
11945 2.7 years ago Elizabeth Gregory
11944 2.7 years ago Anne Ready My family founded a town in Wisconsin. I am proud of my state and their forward thinking. I don't want our state to put our head in the sand. Fossil fuels are like the horse and buggy days - outd...
11943 2.7 years ago Matthew Van Brocklin Asinine, ridiculous, shameful pandering to corporate interests, ignorant, blind, dark, unaware, witless, uninformed, uncultivated, shallow, unenlightened, empty... all poor traits for a person, espe...
11942 2.7 years ago Joel Tarbett LET'S CALL IT WHAT IT IS, GOVERNOR. CLIMATE CHANGE AND GLOBAL WARMING!
11941 2.7 years ago Rosemary Barger
11940 2.7 years ago Dianne Betkowski This is like an insane episode of Parks and Rec. I cannot believe I have to write such a letter. I'm disgusted. That's all.
11939 2.7 years ago Tom Kisor
11938 2.7 years ago Lee Perry
11937 2.7 years ago Virginia Robinson
11936 2.7 years ago Greg Smith Censorship, especially against educated and science based discourse, is the hallmark of an ignorant populace.
11935 2.7 years ago Jerold Bauch
11934 2.7 years ago Arnold Lippin
11933 2.7 years ago Joseph P Hamilton
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