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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 ​​​​​​​​


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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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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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U-M Report Details Phosphorus Sources—Both Urban and Agricultural—in Detroit River Watershed

U-M Director of the Water Center Jennifer Read and researchers lead an assessment studying the Detroit watershed, finding significant phosphorous sources, which eventually end up in Lake Erie, coming from wastewater treatment and industrial facilities on the U.S. side and primarily agricultural sources on the Canadian side. May 7, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Science #Detroit ...


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Five Years Later: Flint Water Crisis Most Egregious Example of Environmental Injustice, U-M Researcher Says

School for Environment and Sustainability Professor Paul Mohai comments on the Flint Water Crisis, and after examining the inaction of officials for such a large city, facing significant health issues, he calls it the worst example of environmental injustice in recent U.S. history. April 23, 2019. #5mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #HealthandWellness #FlintWaterCrisis #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #PaulMohai ​​​​​​​​​​


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Those Home-delivered Meal Kits are Greener Than You Thought, New Study Concludes

School for Environment and Sustainability researcher Shelie Miller finds that meal kits have a much lower overall carbon footprint than the same meals purchased at a grocery store, despite having more packaging. April 22, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Society #Food/Drink #Innovation #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #ShelieMiller ​​​​​​​​​​


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Paper Wasps Capable of Behavior That Resembles Logical Reasoning

Michigan evolutionary biologist Elizabeth Tibbetts discovers the first evidence of transitive inference, the ability to use known relationships to infer unknown relationships, in paper wasps. May 7, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Science #Environment/Sustainability #Physiology #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #Entomology #ElizabethTibbetts ​​​​​​​​​​


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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 ​​​​​​​​