climate change

Solar Panels at Western Michigan University - file photo
WMUK

Journalist and author Christian Parenti says what American capitalism needs is a new round of “creative destruction” and investment. He says making those investments in renewable energy would help the economy and mitigate the impact of climate change.


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Journalist Bob Marshall calls what’s happening to coastal Louisiana “the most severe ongoing environmental disaster in the nation.” He says sinking land combined with rising sea levels means that Louisiana has lost coastal wetlands and coastal uplands about the size of New Jersey.


The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health

We often hear about what climate change is doing to birds and trees, but you might wonder, "How does it affect me?" For one thing, it’s making us sick. 


File photo of the South Haven lighthouse
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(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. 

Ambassador Bridge linking Detroit and Windsor - file photo
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(Great Lakes Today-Montreal) Mayors across the region, in both Canada and the U.S., are banding together against climate change. 

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