Earth Day Celebrates 50 YearsToday (4/22) marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and this year’s theme is “Climate Action.” While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced Earth Day activities to go digital, there are plenty of virtual and tangible things you can do from home.
How Can It Be So Cold If There's Global Warming? ExplainedToday, climate change is commonly used as a term to describe the effects of global warming that have occurred as a result of human activity following the industrial revolution in the 18th century.
Dimming The Sun: The Answer To Global Warming? Scientists are proposing an ingenious but as-yet-unproven way to tackle climate change: spraying sun-dimming chemicals into the Earth's atmosphere.
Report: Earth At Risk Of Becoming 'Hot House' If Tipping Point Is ReachedScientists are warning that a domino effect will kick in if global temperatures rise more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels, leading to "hothouse" conditions and higher sea levels, making some areas on Earth uninhabitable.
Global Warming Drives Spread of Toxic Algae in US, Researchers SayThe words blasted to cellphones around Oregon's capital city were ominous: "Civil emergency . prepare for action."
Michigan Boy Drawing Attention To Effects Of Global Warming Through ArtThe 11-year-old says his vision is "to use art to change the world, and at the same time, inspire a new generation of leaders."
Study: Man-Made Global Warming To Cause 95 Percent Of Very Hot Days By 2050If 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.
Rubio's Climate Change Views Could Hurt 2016 Presidential BidThe presidential hopeful has acknowledged that the climate is changing, but has expressed skepticism that it is being caused solely by humans.
Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In USResearchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.
EPA: Keystone XL's Climate Impacts Need To Be RevisitedWith 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.
Pope's Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives' DistrustConservative 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.
NASA: 2014 Was Warmest Year On RecordOne 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.
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James Hansen To Keynote Ecology Center Annual DinnerJames 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.
MI Earth Day Fest Offers Fun, Practical Info, And MoreFrom 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.