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Investing in Energy Storage for Solar, Wind Power Could Greatly Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

School for Environment and Sustainability post-doc Maryam Arbabzadeh researches energy storage systems for excess solar and wind energy, reducing the amount of energy needed from fossil fuels. Economically viable solutions need to be developed. July 30, 2019. # #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #Science #Sustainability #Energy #ClimateSciences #MaryamArbabzadeh ​​​​​​​​​


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U-M Study Reveals Hot Spots of Environmental Injustice Across Michigan

School for Environment and Sustainability Professor Paul Mohai discovers the hot spots for environmental injustice in MI-Grand Rapids, Detroit, Lansing, Saginaw, and Flint-are all putting low-income and minority populations at risk. July 23, 2019. #5-15mins #Environment/Sustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #EnvironmentandSustainability #Government/Politics #Sustainability #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion #RaceandEthnicity #Policy ...


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Large Summer Harmful Algal Bloom Predicted for Western Lake Erie

U-M aquatic ecologist Don Scavia predicts large, harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie this summer, caused by the high amount of spring rains and phosphorous run-off in the lake. July 11, 2019. # #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #HealthandWellness #ClimateChange #nature #Sustainability #DonScavia ​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedEnvironment ​​


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Lightning Talk: Natalie Colabianchi

School of Kinesiology professor Natalie Colabianchi describes her research in cities, mobility, and the built environment. May 13, 2019. #5-15mins #EnvironmentandSustainability #video #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #HealthandWellness #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Economics


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Detroit News Opinion: Wave of Flooding a Wake-Up Call, Says Associate Professor Andrew Gronewold

School for Environment and Sustainability professor Andrew D. Gronewold discusses recent flash floods in central mid-western U.S. and their implications, including the precautions that need to be taken. May 9, 2019. # #Environment/Sustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #Michigan #ClimateSciences #DrewGronewold ​​​​​​​


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Great Lakes Water Levels Are Surging and Could Hit Record Highs This Year

School for Environment and Sustainability researchers share recent findings indicating record high water levels in the Great Lakes, especially as melting snowpacks from the northern regions mix with the heavy spring rainfalls. May 7, 2019. # #Environment/Sustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #ClimateSciences #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #GreatLakes #DrewGronewold ​​​​​​​​


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Climate Change, Hollywood Style

School for Environment and Sustainability Dean Jonathan Overpeck weighs in on the accuracy of recent cli-fi's, or climate-inspired sci-fi's, such as the recent film “Mad Max: Fury Road.” February 8, 2019. # #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #ArtsandCulture #ClimateSciences #FilmandVideoStudies ​​​​​​​


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Community Forest Management Reduces Both Deforestation and Poverty in Nepal, New Study Shows

School for Environment and Sustainability researcher Arun Agrawal co-authors a study focusing on community-based initiatives to combat deforestation in Nepal, all while allowing these communities to conserve resources and minimize environmental degradation. May 3, 2019. # #Environment/Sustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #Poverty #Agriculture #Asia #Community #ArunAgrawal ​​​​​​​​​


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Climate Change is Driving Rapid Shifts Between High and Low Water Levels on the Great Lakes

U-M hydrology and climate sciences specialists Drew Gronewold and Richard B. Rood discuss the new "normal" that is rapid high and low water levels in the Great Lakes area, discussing the lakes' water budget, the role of climate change, and forecast tools. June 4, 2019. #5-15mins #Environment/Sustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #ClimateSciences #ClimateChange #Michigan #Science #DrewGronewold #RichardBRood ​​​​​​​​​​ #FeaturedEnvironment


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Live Science Feature: Overpeck on CO2 Tipping Points

School for Environment and Sustainability Dean Jonathan Overpeck discusses the dangers of burning fossil fuels, releasing carbon dioxide into the air, ultimately warming the planet and causing catastrophic damages to the earth. May 15, 2019. #5-15mins #Environment/Sustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #Science #ClimateSciences #ClimateChange #JonathanOverpeck ​​​​​​​​