A 10-year study that intentionally exposed trees to higher levels of carbon dioxide and ozone found that the trees managed to scrounge enough nitrogen to use the additional CO2 — without causing nitrogen levels in the soil to fall. Instead, leaf litter and other organic matter decomposed more quickly, making more nitrogen available.
University of Michigan ecology graduate student Jasmine Crumsey joined nearly 30 other scientists from across the country in Washington, D.C., this week to brief congressional staff members about climate change research.
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North American forests appear to have a greater capacity to soak up heat-trapping carbon dioxide gas than researchers had previously anticipated.
Climate change, dumpster diving and biodiesel will be topics of discussion at three events during Grand Valley State University’s Campus Sustainability Week.
A new study by a University of Michigan paleoclimatologist and two colleagues suggests that the deep ocean was not an important source of carbon during glacial times, forcing scientists to rethink their theories
The former Vice President and presidential candidate will deliver the keynote address at the International Joint Commission’s Great Lakes Water Quality biennial meeting next month.
Faced with increasing risks of intense storms, heat stress, clean water availability and economic hardship, municipal leaders are seeking high-quality, location-specific analyses to help plan for climate change impacts.
Michigan is among 16 states named by an environmental group as “most likely” to experience serious flooding and other problems over the next several decades.
A lot of people are wondering if it’s getting hotter and hotter each summer. Is it really, or are we becoming wimps?