Climate Change

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Cities Prepare For Climate Change Without Saying So

With climate change a political minefield across the nation, some community leaders have hit upon a way of preparing for the potentially severe local consequences without triggering explosions of partisan warfare…

CBS Detroit–09/08/2014

A worker installs a new LED street light in Detroit. (credit: Sandra McNeil/WWJ)

Department Of Energy: LED Lighting Could Save Detroit Over $1 Million Annually

The Department of Energy’s Detroit Liaison Kerry Duggan said that one thing the city is doing to conserve energy is installing advanced lighting across the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2014

Crystal Mountain Resort from the top of the ski hill. Crystal Mountain photo.

Ski Resort: Climate Change Making Life Tougher On Michigan Tourism

Tourism officials and environmentalists gather at a northern Michigan ski resort to talk over the effects of climate change on Michigan’s multi-billion-dollar tourism industry

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2014

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High Tech On The Agenda At Great Lakes Crop Summit

You might not think of an event called the Great Lakes Crop Summit would be much for technology. But with robots, drones and climate change on the agenda, there’s a lot more than you’d think.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2013

Apple HQ

Matt’s Favorites: Russian Meteorite Pulled From Lake, Spaceship Apple, And Much More

So what’s the greatest and latest in the ever-evolving worlds of science and technology on the day when I head toward Michigan’s Great North to start my tour of all the great technology at some […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2013

Rocket Launch

Matt’s Favorites: TechTown Venture Deadline Looms, No Comment Sites Proliferate, And Much More

So what’s the latest from the world of wonderment that is science and technology? Well, strap on your swimmies, kids, today it’s gonna get deep… * First of all, something local: The deadline for applying […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2013

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“I Will Act On Climate” 27-State Bus Tour Arriving In Michigan Monday

Former Governor Jennifer Granholm is back in Michigan to speak out against climate change. Granholm will be among a coalition of community members who greet the bus when it arrives in Muskegon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2013

Missing glacier

Matt’s Favorites: Chinese Defense Hack, Climate Change In Photographs, ISS Crew Blasts Off, Dolphin-Assisted Childbirth, And More

What’s new and thrilling and maybe even a little disturbing around the high-tech universe? So glad you asked. Here goes… * Chinese cyberspies are believed to have compromised the designs for more than two dozen major […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2013

Glacier in the Drygalski Fjord

Michigan Videographer, Climate Activist To Document Greenland Ice Study

Videographer and Midland resident Peter Sinclair will join a scientific team on the Greenland ice sheet this summer, to photograph and film research into the causes of increasing ice melt and the possible contribution to sea level.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2013

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Matt’s Favorites: Does Antimatter Fall Up?, Facebook Profits, Linked In Photos, Record CO2 Levels And More

So what’s new and wonderful in the world of high tech? Glad you asked, here goes… * So does antimatter fall up? The answer is a definite maybe. * Facebook Inc. said Wednesday that its […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

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