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Study: Man-Made Global Warming To Cause 95 Percent Of Very Hot Days By 2050

If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity. A new report links three out of four such days to man’s effects on climate.

04/28/2015

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Rubio’s Climate Change Views Could Hurt 2016 Presidential Bid

The presidential hopeful has acknowledged that the climate is changing, but has expressed skepticism that it is being caused solely by humans.

04/14/2015

CUERO, TX - MARCH 26: Natural gas is flared off at a plant outside of the town of Cuero, Texas. Texas, which in just the last five years has tripled its oil production . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In US

Researchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.

04/01/2015

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EPA: Keystone XL’s Climate Impacts Need To Be Revisited

With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

02/04/2015

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Pope’s Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives’ Distrust

Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.

01/21/2015

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NASA: 2014 Was Warmest Year On Record

One University of Michigan professor says there is still time to cut back on carbon emissions and slow the speed of warming, but misinformation from oil companies has hindered support needed cause policy change in the U.S.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2015

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Matt’s Favorites: Quicken Loans Volunteers, Hacking A Smart Home, Heat = Violence, And More

So what’s the wildest and woolliest from the amazing world of high tech? Check out these dandies… * Kudos to Quicken Loans, the Detroit-based Internet mortgage lender, which will have 1,200 employees out volunteering Friday […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2013

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James Hansen To Keynote Ecology Center Annual Dinner

James Hansen, the scientist whose testimony before Congress in 1988 first raised the threat of global warming to national and international attention, will be the keynote speaker at the Ecology Center’s fall dinner on Thursday, Oct. 3 at the Michigan League in Ann Arbor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2013

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MI Earth Day Fest Offers Fun, Practical Info, And More

From fun stuff like kids’ games and music to cool stuff like solar power and advanced transportation to serious stuff like global warming and green burial, the Michgian Earth Day Fest this weekend offers something for everyone and every age group.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2013

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Composting 101: How To Avoid Gnats & Rats

Despite its green reputation, is composting more costly than it’s worth?

04/03/2013

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