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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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East Coast Cities Emitting Twice as Much Methane as EPA Estimated

Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering Assistant Professor Eric Kort and team find double the level of methane and ten times the amount of natural gas as estimated by the EPA, in the air of five major East Coast cities. July 23, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #ClimateSciences #ClimateChange #EricKort ​​​​​​​​​


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Large Summer ‘Dead Zone’ Forecast for Chesapeake Bay After Wet Winter and Spring

School for Environment and Sustainability professor emeritus and aquatic ecologist Don Scavia discusses his research in the Chesapeake Bay dead zone, associating factors such as human activity with this toxic peak in nitrogen. June 12, 2019. # #webarticle #MichiganNews #EnvironmentandSustainability #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #ClimateSciences #Pollution ​​


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Soot, Sulfate, Dust and the Climate — Three Ways Through the Fog

Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering professor Joyce Penner conducts research assessing the inscrutable behaviors of tiny particles from human and natural sources and their role in blocking the warming of the planet from greenhouse gases. June 12, 2019. # #Engineering #webarticle #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #EnvironmentandSustainability #EarthandEnvironmentalScience #ClimateSciences #SpaceScience #nature ​​


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Very Large ‘Dead Zone’ Forecast for Gulf of Mexico

School for Environment and Sustainability professor emeritus Don Scavia discusses the growth of the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico, largely caused by excess nutrient pollution from human activities. June 10, 2019. # #webarticle #MichiganNews #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #ClimateSciences #Ecology #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences


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Climate & Space Faculty are Editors of New Series of Volumes on Atmospheric Chemistry

U-M Climate & Space Sciences and Engineering Professors John Barker et al. are editors in a multi-volume series on atmospheric chemistry in a changing world, providing insight into societal issues of air quality, acid deposition, climate change, and more. May 16, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #webarticle #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #EnvironmentandSustainability #ClimateSciences #SpaceScience #Chemistry #ClimateChange


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Kelbaugh's New Book Addresses Cities' Role in Combating Climate Change

Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning professor Douglas Kelbaugh discusses his new book, "The Urban Fix: Resilient Cities in the War against Climate Change, Heat Islands and Overpopulation". May 24, 2019. # #ArchitectureandUrbanPlanning #web-article #TaubmanCollegeofArchitectureandUrbanPlanning #ArtsandCulture #EnvironmentandSustainability #UrbanPlanning #ClimateSciences #Architecture ​​


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Barry Rabe and Climate Change: The Opinions of the 2020 Democratic Hopefuls

Ford School of Public Policy professor Barry Rabe discusses the role of climate change and the support of the Green New Deal in the 2020 presidential election. April 19, 2019. # #PublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Environment/Sustainability #ClimateSciences #Elections #2020Election #BarryRabe ​​​​​​​​


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Bringing Wind Turbine Research to Michigan Communities

U-M Ford School of Public Policy’s Center for Local, State and Urban Policy senior project manager Sarah Mills advises small Michigan communities on the impact wind turbines would have on their specific town, allowing them to make an informed decision on their energy development. April 16, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Energy #ClimateSciences #Michigan #SarahMills ​​​​​​​​​


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U-M to Reduce Emissions Through Renewable Energy Purchase from DTE Energy

U-M agrees to purchase renewable energy through DTE Energy, resulting in half the campus energy coming from renewable sources and pushing the campus towards its goal of carbon neutrality. April 9, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Campus #Energy #ClimateSciences #MarkSchlissel ​​​​​​​​​