(Great Lakes Today) A new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration calls 2016 the warmest year on record around the globe. The surface temperature of the Great Lakes was also above average.
A Western Michigan University professor says market forces, not government policy will determine the future of the energy industry. Joyashish Thakurta says the trend is away from coal toward natural gas.
Marcus Carson says the Arctic is being affected by climate change twice as fast as the rest of the planet. And he says that will eventually have global consequences. The Kalamazoo native and graduate of Kalamazoo College is a researcher at the Stockholm Environment Institute in Sweden.