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Past is Prologue: Genetic ‘Memory’ of Ancestral Environments Helps Organisms Readapt

U-M Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Professor Jianzhi Zhang finds that organisms carry long-term “memories” of their ancestral homelands that help them adapt to environmental change. May 22, 2020. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Science #Genetics #Ecology #Biology


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Some of the Latest Climate Models Provide Unrealistically High Projections of Future Warming

U-M Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences researchers Chris Poulsen, Jiang Zhu, and Bette Otto-Bliesner find that some of the latest-generation climate models may be overly sensitive to carbon dioxide increases. April 30, 2020. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #ClimateChange #carbondioxide #Featured #FeaturedEnvironment ​​


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Earth Day 2020: Dr. Eva Feldman Discusses Environmental Impact on Health

U-M Neurologist Dr. Eva Feldman discusses how environmental issues are also human health issues, as part of Earth Day 2020. April 23, 2020. #5mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #Environment/Sustainability #Health/Wellness #COVID-19


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Making Wind Power More Predictable: A Q&A with Eunshin Byon

Michigan Engineering Industrial and Operations Assistant Professor Eunshin Byon develops a model to make wind power more predictable, in order to help energy companies set up wind turbines more efficiently. April 23, 2020. #5mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Environment/Sustainability #Energy ​​​​​​


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Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms Release More Methane than Previously Estimated

U-M Space Science Engineering and Climate Sciences Professor Eric Kort discusses how offshore energy producing platforms in the U.S. waters of the Gulf of Mexico are emitting twice the amount of greenhouse gasses than previously thought. April 13, 2020. #5mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Environment/Sustainability #Science #Engineering #ClimateSciences #Business #GreenhouseGases


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African Americans and COVID-19 in Michigan: U-M Experts Available

Various U-M experts discuss why minority communities have been hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. In Michigan, African Americans are 13% of the population but are 33% of the COVID-19 cases and are 40% of the deaths in the state. April 9, 2020. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Health/Wellness #Environment/Sustainability #Inequality #InfectiousDiseases #Safety #Sustainability #COVID-19


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In Times of Crisis, Electricity Usage Data Can Estimate Economic Damage, says Wolfers

U-M Ford School of Public Policy lecturer Justin Wolfers discusses the link between the economy and electricity, indicating times of crisis and economic downturn. April 10, 2020. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Environment/Sustainability #Economics #Sustainability #Business #InfectiousDiseases #COVID-19


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Where Lions Roam: West African Big Cats Show No Preference Between National Parks, Hunting Zones

U-M’s Applied Wildlife Ecology Lab doctoral student Kirby Mills and team discover that West African lions show no statistically significant preference between the parks and trophy-hunting areas. March 30, 2020. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Ecology #Africa #lions


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Group Analyzing U-M Food’s Role in Greenhouse Gas Reduction

U-M faculty and students analyze the university's current food system in an attempt to reduce carbon emissions linked to food production, procurement, and waste, as part of the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality. February 25, 2020. #5-15mins #web-article #universityrecord #Environment/Sustainability #Science #Sustainability #Food/Drink #ClimateSciences


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Asst. Prof. Payne Publishes New Atmospheric Rivers Paper in Nature

U-M Climate & Space Sciences Assistant Professor Ashley Payne publishes a new paper about atmospheric rivers in the Nature Reviews Earth & Environment journal titled, “Responses and Impacts of Atmospheric Rivers to Climate Change.” The article is available to read here! March 25, 2020. #5mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Environment/Sustainability #Science #ClimateSciences #Sustainability #SpaceScience ​​​​​​​​​