climate change

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

Kellogg representative says company "has long been committed to doing what is right for environment and society"

Eugene Hoshiko, The Associated Press

    

Richard Alley's work on climate science made him a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. 

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

State Representative Aric Nesbitt says new laws on oil drilling will benefit Michigan’s economy and its environment. That’s because they promote carbon sequestration as a way to squeeze oil from underused wells.

Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley signed House Bills 4885, 5254, 5255 and 5274 at the Western Michigan University Geological Repository Tuesday morning.

Operators pump carbon dioixde gas down a well to force oil to rise to the surface. The gas is meant to stay underground indefinitely, out of the atmosphere where it would contribute to the greenhouse effect.

Forecast shows second year of improving lake levels after hitting record lows on Lakes Michigan and Huron last year

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