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Six Food Favorites Affected By Climate Change

The effects of climate change are far-reaching, affecting not only weather, but more critical parts of human life such as food.


Icy Water In NYC (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

America The Beautiful (And Freezing)

Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.



‘Drought Stress’ Causing Leaves To Turn Color Early

The lack of rain over the last month has put stress on some trees like Maples, encouraging them to shed their leaves early.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2013

Lake Michigan (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Great Lakes Water Levels Near Record Lows

We’ve been seeing below average water levels on the Great Lakes — and a new report shows things won’t be getting better anytime soon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2012

Freighter on the Great Lakes. FILE PHOTO(credit: istockphoto)

Lake Michigan-Huron Water Level Near Record Low

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says water levels on Lakes Michigan and Huron are nearly at record low levels because of drought and evaporation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2012

Maizie and Luke are both blind (credit: horseshaven.org)

Horses Go Hungry As Hay Prices Soar

The drought and excessive heat has led to a new crisis as we head into fall: A dramatic increase in the number of starving, abandoned horses across the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2012

Dropping Lake Michigan Level Hits Homes, Boats

Lake Michigan water levels are down 11 inches from 2011, and record low levels could be ahead if the drought persists.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2012

Apple Cider Prices Skyrocket

The price of cider is way up in Michigan due to an early spring, drought conditions and a damaging freeze.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2012

A farm in Michigan. (credit: istock)

Michigan Farmers Welcome Rain As Crops Struggle

Is this steady rain enough to take the edge off the drought for local farmers?

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2012


Drought Drives Up Cost Of Meat

If you’re a meat eater, you might want to brace yourself for sticker shock at the market.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012