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Business and the Environment, 50 Years After the First Earth Day: What’s Changed, What Hasn’t, and What Needs to Happen Now

Michigan Ross Professor Tom Lyon answers questions about corporate responsibility concerning the environment and sustainability, what has changed in the last 50 years, and what needs to change for a better future. March 9, 2020. # #Business #web-article #MichiganRossSchoolofBusiness #EnvironmentandSustainability #Sustainability #Policy #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #EarthDay #TomLyon ​​​​​​​​​​


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Joe Trumpey: Life Lessons, Living Off the Grid

U-M Professor Joe Trumpey discusses simple, sustainable living in a new podcast. March 10, 2020. #15-30-mins #podcast #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Society #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #Sustainability


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Pollution: The Harmful Agents Impacting Your Health

Three U-M School of Public Health experts will discuss the negative effects that pollution, noise, and bad air quality have on the human body. February 3, 2020. #15-30-mins #PublicHealth #podcast #SchoolofPublicHealth #EnvironmentandSustainability #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #Pollution #JohnMeeker #RickNeitzel #SaraAdar ​​​​​​​​​​


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Washed Up: Turning Great Lakes Beach Plastic Into Fashion

U-M Economics and Environmental Science student as well as many other Michiganders have started beach cleanups along the Michigan coasts, turning the collected plastic into sustainable clothing and helping preserve both water and marine life. January 27, 2020. #15-30-mins #universityofmichigan-other #video #MichiganNews #EnvironmentandSustainability #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences ​​​​​​ #Sustainability #Design #Michigan #FernandaPires #SaraSoderstrom ​​​​​


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Climate Law and Policy - From the UN to City Hall

OLLI Special Events hosts Professor Jennifer Haverkamp to reflect upon her decades of working in government and NGOs on global and U.S. climate policy. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #EnvironmentandSustainability #GovernmentandPolitics #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences ​​​​​​​

 03-20-2020 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET


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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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Great Lakes Theme Semester Panel Series: The Fishery - Living in Living Systems

Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning presents another installment of the Great Lakes Theme Semester Panel Series with a focus on fisheries and their living systems. #60+mins #ArchitectureandUrbanPlanning #Lecture #TaubmanCollegeofArchitectureandUrbanPlanning #Environment/Sustainability #Science #Biology #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences

 02-03-2020 | 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM 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


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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 ​