The Climate Crisis Could Make It More Dangerous To Play Sports OutdoorsAbout this time every year, there are news reports about student athletes who collapse during practice while getting ready for a big game. Heat illness can lead to death and injury among athletes, and a new report examines why the risk could be rising.
Scientist Warns Of Heavier Storms, More AlgaeAn increasingly warm climate is worsening the problem of harmful Great Lakes algae blooms by boosting the intensity of spring rains that wash phosphorus into the waters, a scientist said Wednesday during a conference for advocates and policymakers.
U-M: Climate Change Could Increase Levels Of Bird FluAvian flu viruses do not normally infect humans. However, sporadic human infections with avian flu viruses have occurred.
U.S. CO2 Profile Looks Better Considering Our ClimateThe United States has long been among the world's worst emitters of carbon dioxide, but when accounting for climate in addition to GDP, it is nowhere near the bottom of that list, according to University of Michigan researchers.
New Michigan Tech Research Focuses On Clouds' Role In ClimateClouds play a crucial part in regulating climate, but precious little is actually known about clouds’ inner workings and their role on Earth. A group of Michigan Technological University scientists hopes to change that, thanks to a $1.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation.