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After Detroit’s 2021 catastrophic flooding event, new ideas emerged about climate adaptation. Curt Wolf sat down with Great Lakes Now to discuss how the Michigan Center for Freshwater Innovation is bringing solutions to the table by getting everyone to the table.
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Residents are divided over whether financial benefits outweigh risks.
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“Atmospheric inversions” caused several days of polluted air this week in much of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, though it did not rise to the level of an air quality action alert.
TED Countdown: Ford global director of sustainability Cynthia Williams on making Detroit a hub for climate solutions-
Williams joined Great Lakes Now to expand on her TED talk, and why the automotive industry can be the driving force in making Detroit a hub for climate change solutions.
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TED Countdown: Musician Tunde Olaniran from Flint, Michigan on the role of art in the climate crisis-
They were asked to perform one of their latest works for the TED Countdown Summit at the Fillmore Detroit. Olaniran took to the stage with four backup dancers to retell the story of the Yuruba creation myth.
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TED Countdown: Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice executive director Laprisha Berry Daniels on providing support, preparing for future-
In her talk, Daniels looked to the past to figure out how to help us navigate the future with three pillars — acceptance, aid and adaptation.
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On Friday, Donnel Baird spoke at the TED Countdown Summit about greening America’s buildings with his company, Blocpower.