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Friday on Lake Effect: Meat Consumption & Climate Change, Polar Explorer, Milwaukee Opera Theatre

Friday on Lake Effect:

With research showing a link between reducing meat consumption and slowing climate change, a Milwaukee researcher examines why more environmental organizations aren't calling attention to it. Plus, a conversation about leadership with polar explorer Alison Levine ahead of her appearance in Milwaukee. And a UWM opera singer nears a historic accomplishment, while a Milwaukee opera company updates a classic Gilbert and Sullivan operetta.


  • Linnea Laestadius, UW-Milwaukee, Zilber School of Public Health
  • Alison Levine, explorer, author of On the Edge: The Art of High Impact Leadership
  • Kathryn Henry, opera singer/UWM student
  • Jason Powell, Milwaukee Opera Theatre