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Not a Drop to Drink? Water Quality in Michigan

The OLLI Summer Lecture Series presents the series titled Not a Drop to Drink? Water Quality in Michigan. The lectures will discuss the quality of water in Michigan, and possible water contamination problems. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #HealthandWellness #EnvironmentandSustainability #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences ​​​​​​​​

 06-11-2020 10:00 AM - 06-25-2020 11:30 AM ET


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Two in One: Fossil Shells Reveal Both Global Mercury Contamination and Warming When Dinosaurs Perished

U-M Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences leads a geochemical analysis of fossil shells, revealing high mercury levels and significant warming at the time of dinosaur extinction. December 16, 2019. #5-15mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Science #Environment/Sustainability #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #History #Archaeology #Featured #FeaturedScience ​​


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Reassessing Strategies to Reduce Phosphorus Levels in the Detroit River Watershed

School of Environment and Sustainability Professor Don Scavia discusses how recent plans to reduce the amount of phosphorus in the Michigan water system may not account for the largest contributors of phosphorous, thus signaling a need for reevaluation. November 6, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #Ecology #DonScavia #JimErickson ​​​​​​​​​​


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Chemistry’s Green Future Takes Root in Flint

UM-Flint Inorganic Chemistry Associate Professor Nicholas Kingsley discusses the harmful effects PFAS has on human health and emphasizes a focus on Green Chemistry that could prevent dangerous chemicals from being created in the future. October 22, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #U-MFlint #Science #ChemicalEngineering #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #PublicHealth #LoganMcGrady #NicholasKingsley ​


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Home 09 26 2019 Documentary Screening: Paris to Pittsburgh Documentary Screening: Paris to Pittsburg

U-M Professors Sara Hughes and Douglas Kelbaugh lead a discussion after a documentary screening of Paris to Pittsburgh about the United States' future in climate action plans. #60+mins #EnvironmentandSustainability #Event #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #Society #ClimateSciences #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #Policy #UrbanPlanning #SarahHughes #DouglasKelbaugh ​​​​​​​​​​​

 11-12-2019 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM ET


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Save Reefs to Rescue all Ecosystems

Environment and Sustainability Professor Maria Carmen Lemos et al. outline their research on the causes of coral reef degradation and the potential interventions from multiple parties to reduce the damage to this central part of the ocean's ecosystem. October 7, 2019. #5-15mins #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #Society #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #TiffanyHMorrison #TerryPHughes #WNeilAdger #KatrinaBrown ...


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Overpeck on World Drought Day: The Climate Problem is a Drought Problem for Billions of People

Environmental and Susatinability Professor and Samuel A. Graham Dean Dr. Jonathan T. Overpeck discusses what people may not know about how climate change is affecting droughts around the world, and how it can affect Michigan. June 14, 2019. #5-15mins #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #Society #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #JonathanTOverpeck ​​​​​​​​


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Act on Climate: Steps to Individual, Community, and Political Action

Are you concerned about climate change? Would you like to learn how to address and respond to this challenge? If so, this course is for you. Act on Climate: Steps to Individual, Community, and Political Action is intended to help learners understand, address and respond to climate change as individuals and in partnership with their communities and political leaders. The course focuses on how to translate learning into action on climate change in the areas of food, energy, transportation...


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How Recycling More Steel and Aluminum Could Slash Imports Without a Trade War

U-M Department of Mechanical Engineering Professor Daniel Cooper discuses ways that the U.S. could stop an international trade war while also saving the environment through the recycling of steel and aluminum. February 21, 2018. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineeringNewsCenter #GovernmentandPolitics #Business #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #Economics #Policy


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Why We Do Experimental Research

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor James K. Wight discusses the importance of conducting experimental research in environmental and civil engineering. June 14, 2019. # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #EnvironmentandSustainability #CivilEngineering #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #JamesKWight ​​​​​​​​