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New Robotic Labs to Track Toxicity of Lake Erie Cyanobacteria Bloom this Summer

U-M's Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research Associate Director Tom Johengen comments on the environmental sample processors placed in Lake Erie to track cyanobacteria blooms, or harmful algal blooms. July 30, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #Sustainability #Research #nature #TomJohengen ​​​​​​​​​​


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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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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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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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Recovering Space for Ancestral Foodways

U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum presents Shiloh Maples discussion on how to incorporate traditional, Native foodways into modern life. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #Lecture #MatthaeiBotanicalGardensandNicholsArboretum #EnvironmentandSustainability #ArtsandCulture #Food/Drink #History #Sustainability #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion ​​​​​​​​​​

 07-31-2019 | 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM ET


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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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Hands-on in the Amazon

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Valeriy Ivanov and graduate student Elizabeth Agee set up sensors in the Amazon Rainforest to better understand how this precious ecosystem will respond to climate change. July 11, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #Sustainability #nature #ClimateChange #ValeriyIvanov ​​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedEnvironment ​​


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Funding a New Transportation Revolution: Liu Congressional Testimony

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Henry Liu testifies for funding the extensive research needed to revolutionize transportation systems, including the implementation of connected and automated vehicles. July 12, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #EnvironmentandSustainability #AutonomousVehicles #Transportation #Finance #Development #HenryLiu ​​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedPolitics ​​


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U-M Researchers Detect Bromine Atoms in Springtime Arctic

U-M Assistant Professor of Chemistry Siyuan Wang and team discover the production of bromine atoms through the interactions of snow and sunlight. These bromine atoms can be used as indicators of mercury pollutants in the Arctic. July 1, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Science #EnvironmentandSustainability #Chemistry #ClimateChange #nature #SiyuanWang ​​​​​​​​​​