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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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In 1961, Michigan’s bald eagle population dipped to 52 breeding pairs. Bans on DDT and other harmful chemicals fed a recovery. But the national bird still faces threats from lead bullets and sprawling development.
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On Friday, Donnel Baird spoke at the TED Countdown Summit about greening America’s buildings with his company, Blocpower.
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In the wake of an EPA decision in May to ease air quality restrictions in metro Detroit, the region is experiencing its highest number of Ozone-related air quality notifications in a decade, as well as a new type of alert related to particulate matter.
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Smoke blowing from Canadian wildfires hits Michigan again prompting an air quality alert. Haze from hundreds of fires has remained an issue much of the summer.
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The agreement includes investment in renewable energy and storage, energy efficiency, bill assistance and energy equity. It also gives favorable treatment to DTE shareholders.
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The idea that wilderness is untouched by man is written into law, but it’s not so accurate. Humans have used fire to shape many places we call “wilderness.”
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Nearly $1.2 billion spent at one site to deter invasive carp from Great Lakes; other entry sites still possible-
Nearly $1.2 billion is to be spent at one site to prevent invasive carp from entering the Great Lakes. There are a dozen more places where the carp could get in.