Global warming

Warmer Temps A Sign Of Something More Serious?

It’s been a March for the record books, weather-wise.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2012

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Bundle Up For International Polar Bear Day!

In the wild, polar bears live in Alaska, Russia, Greenland, Norway and Canada – the circumpolar north.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2012

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UM Poll: Public ‘Belief’ In Global Warming Rebounds

The percentage of Americans who believe in global warming has reached the highest level since the fall of 2009, rebounding from a period of significant decline, a new survey reports. A key factor influencing Americans’ views about global warming is their personal observations about the weather and temperature changes,

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/29/2012

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Al Gore Speaks On Global Warming In Detroit

Speaking at a Great Lakes conference in Detroit, former Vice President Al Gore said major polluters are purposely sowing seeds of doubt about global warming.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2011

The University of Michigan central campus.

Poll Finds Citizens, Officials Agree Local Government Should Fight Global Warming

A large majority of Michigan citizens and local government leaders agree that local governments have a responsibility to help reduce global warming, a new University of Michigan survey says.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2011


UM Finds More Trust In ‘Climate Change’ Vs. ‘Global Warming’

Many Americans are skeptical about whether the world’s weather is changing, but apparently the degree of skepticism varies systematically depending on what that change is called. According to a University of Michigan study published in the forthcoming issue of Public Opinion Quarterly, more people believe in “climate change” than in “global warming.”



UM Study: Global Warming May ‘Reroute’ Evolution

Rising carbon dioxide levels associated with global warming may affect interactions between plants and the insects that eat them, altering the course of plant evolution, research at the University of Michigan suggests.


More extensive and more severe fires are turning Alaskan black spruce forests into carbon-emitting wastelands.

MTU: Climate Change Turning Alaskan Forest From Carbon Storage To Carbon Source

American and Canadian researchers report that climate change is causing wildfires to burn larger swaths of Alaskan trees and to char the groundcover more severely, turning the black spruce forests of Alaska from repositories of carbon to generators of it.



UM Study: Shrinking Snow, Ice Cover Intensifies Global Warming

The decreases in Earth’s snow and ice cover over the past 30 years have exacerbated global warming more than models predict they should have, on average, new research from the University of Michigan shows.


Uni-Solar To Power Part Of UN Climate Change Conference

Rochester Hills-based United Solar, a subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices Inc. (Nasdaq: ENER), announced the completion and operation of a solar power project on the rooftop of the Moon Palace Hotel in Cancun, Mexico, host […]