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On the Pulse: I’ve Got One Word For You, 2020-
In any effort to sum up the year that was 2020, one word is unavoidable: poop.02
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2020 Vision: Great Lakes Now year in review predicts 2021-
It was a year of challenges, successes and conversations about the Great Lakes for our team. What did we learn? And what are we planning for 2021? Here’s what Program Director Sandra Svoboda has to say.
Wisconsin climate task force releases its recommendations-
The report from the task force includes 55 recommendations designed to adapt to climate change and limit its negative impacts while also seeking to improve the economy.
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Index: International Joint Commission’s 2020 Triennial Assessment of Progress Report-
Here’s a handy index of all the reports referenced in the IJC’s 2020 triennial report.
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Drinking Water News Roundup: Indiana utilities plan for climate change, Waukesha pipeline construction begins-
Catch the latest drinking water updates with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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Watch Party: Watching the Waters-
Commissioner Rob Sisson from the IJC, Kelly House from Bridge Michigan and Harvey Bootsma from the School of Freshwater Sciences at the UWM answer questions from the audience and explain why climate change will be THE story of the Great Lakes in coming years.
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As Great Lakes pummel Michigan, beach towns rush to set development rules-
Facing widespread coastal damage amid record high water levels, some lakeshore communities are rethinking policies that allowed people to build too close to the water.
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Rollbacks, Climate, Justice: Environmental attorney on Biden’s commitments, opportunities and challenges-
To help understand the policy and political challenges the new president-elect faces, Great Lakes Now talked with University of Detroit Mercy environmental law professor Nick Schroeck.