climate change

11:22 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Winter Snow Storm Likely to Boost Great Lakes Water Levels, but Worries Remain

Forecast shows second year of improving lake levels after hitting record lows on Lakes Michigan and Huron last year
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' six-month forecast for the lakes, released today, has good news for marinas, beach-goers and the shipping industry: The unusually deep, unusually water-heavy snow-pack melting and feeding the lakes is expected to help them continue to rebound from years of record-low water.
2:12 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

WMU Students Launch Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign

Kalamazoo College students speak at a WMU Divest rally on Western's campus, Feb. 13, 2014.
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

A group of Western Michigan University students and faculty say the university ought to drop its investments in oil and other fossil fuels. That’s because of the role they say those fuels play in furthering climate change.

Members of the group, WMU Divest, held a rally for the campaign today at noon. The setting: a parking ramp near a cluster of solar panels on Western's campus.

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Fine Art
10:35 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Spare Change: The art of climate

Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

The exhibit Spare Change: The art of climate will be on the first floor of Western Michigan University’s Kohrmann Hall until Thursday, October 17th. It has everything from a dress made of recycled materials to simple eye-catching info graphics like Amelia James work. 

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Bill McKibben
7:36 am
Wed October 9, 2013

WestSouthwest: Author and activist Bill McKibben on climate change

Bill McKIbben
Credit Steve Liptay

Bill McKibben is the founder of and the author of several books, his most recent is Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist

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Climate change
1:55 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

WestSouthwest: A conservative solution to climate change

Bob Inglis
Credit Energy and Enterprise Initiative

Former Congressman Bob Inglis tells WMUK's Andy Robins that we're approaching climate change thewrong way. 

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