State and local leaders joined members of the newly launched Clean Economy Coalition of Wisconsin to underscore the urgency of Wisconsin’s clean energy transition.

Speaking yesterday at a Milwaukee event celebrating the launch of the new coalition, Gov. Tony Evers said “there’s no greater time than now” to advance the state’s goals around clean energy and sustainability. He referenced the state’s projected $7 billion surplus as well as the billions of federal dollars expected for Wisconsin from the Inflation Reduction Act.

“We don’t have to choose between mitigating climate change and protecting our environment and good-paying jobs and economic development,” Evers said. “We can and we are doing both.”

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