climate change

4:24 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

In 100 Years, Michigan Will Be The New Kentucky

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If the Earth keeps warming at its current rate, Michigan could have temperatures like Kentucky. That’s according to data released by Michigan State University.
Michigan appears to have had a long term warming trend since the beginning of good temperature data back to 1895. Michigan also appears to have warmed at a faster rate since 1984. If Michigan continues to warm at the faster rate, Michigan's average annual temperature would be similar to Cincinnati, OH by 2114.
Evolutionary Evangelist
2:01 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

WSW: Coexistence for Science and Religion

Michael Dowd
Credit Courtesy of Michael Dowd


Science and religion have often been on a collision course since at least the time of Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution. 

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5:53 pm
Wed September 3, 2014

Michigan Responds to Climate Change

From left to right, Kalamazoo Mayor Bobby Hopewell, the Michigan League of Conservation Voters' Jack Schmitt and Environmental Enterpreneurs' Gail Parson discuss climate change.
Credit Sehvilla Mann/WMUK

Michigan isn’t just cutting carbon emissions: It’s poised to be a climate change leader. That was the message at a panel discussion on climate change in Kalamazoo on Wednesday.

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6:19 am
Thu July 31, 2014

More Crops Planted in Midwest, Warming Climate Among Reasons

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Officials say trend is expected to continue
More crops were planted in the northern Midwest this year than last year, including Michigan, according to a federal report. The U.S. Department of Agriculture report says that Michigan farmers planted 300,000 more acres of principal crops this year than last year.
Carbon Tax
7:10 am
Mon July 7, 2014

WSW: Is a Carbon Tax the Answer to Climate Change?

Smokestacks in Champaign, Illinois
Credit Dori/Wikicommons


Dana Mains say her two year old daughter is the inspiration for getting involved in the effort to address climate change. 

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