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Report: Climate change threatens these 29 Michigan chemical sites-
The sites include a plastics manufacturer in Wyandotte, a sewage treatment plant in Jackson, an ice-cream maker in Ludington and a petroleum fuel terminal in St. Clair.
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Chicago educator empowers students to make climate connections in their own communities-
Through her work with Chicago’s Field Museum, Ylanda Wilhite encourages kids to engage with nature in their neighborhoods, with a particular focus on BIPOC and disinvested communities.
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Black Neighborhoods Will Bear Future Flood Burden-
Climate change, shifting populations, and infrastructure development in risky areas compound future flood loss risk.
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Scientists take rare look under Great Lakes’ frozen surfaces-
The field studies over the past few weeks — a collective effort known as the “Winter Grab” — were intended to boost knowledge of what happens in the five lakes when they’re covered partially or completely with ice.
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Lake heatwaves driven by human-caused climate change-
What sort of effect this will have on lake ecology and organisms is still unknown, though researchers say an increase in algal blooms can be expected.
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What Michigan can do as global report details ‘closing window’ on climate-
Climate change is irreversibly damaging global ecosystems, economies and human health and wellbeing, according to a landmark report, and experts say Michigan won’t emerge unscathed.
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What Does Building Back Better Look Like?-
The United States has tentatively allocated $6-billion to conserve and restore coastal areas and prepare for a changing climate. We asked a range of experts how all that money should be spent.
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Breaking up: Ice loss is changing one Anishinaabe fisherman’s relationship with Lake Superior-
Respect for water was as much a part of Phillip Solomon’s fishing education as sawing through thick winter ice. The Anishinaabe fisherman can see how rising temperatures are changing Gitchigumi and the fish his community relies on.