New Study 'Sounds Alarm' on Another Climate Feedback Loop

"What we know from this study is that warming will result in the loss of stored carbon in a wide variety of ecosystems—and that has potentially harmful effects…
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TC renewable energy goal is good for the community

This Op-Ed appeared in the Traverse City Record-Eagle. Bob Sutherland is the owner of Cherry Republic and will join the Michigan League of Conservation Voters Board of Directors in…
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Traverse City Commits to 100% Clean Energy by 2020

Traverse City on Monday pledged to power itself entirely with renewable power in just four years, adding significant momentum to a growing list of cities leading the transition…
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Detroit to Reduce Greenhouse Gasses as Largest US City with 100% LED Streetlights

Detroit finished a project to replace all its streetlights with LED lights, saving millions of dollars and preventing thousands of tons of carbon to be released into the…
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Michigan Green Communities - September Webinar

Many communities in Michigan are starting to take climate action. Want to learn more about how to get started? In September, the MGC webinar focused on providing resources…
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How climate change is shaping Michigan

In the United States, the effects of climate change vary by state. In California, for example, climate change is believed to be exacerbating the region’s current drought. But…
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Critics: Proposed charge could pull plug on clean energy growth

A proposed new grid charge leveled at small solar and wind projects in legislation on the Michigan Senate floor could derail growth in the state’s net metering program…
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Tesla sues Gov. Rick Snyder, AG Bill Schuette to sell cars in Michigan

Tesla, unlike other automakers, sells its cars directly to consumers through company-owned stores in other states. EDITOR’S NOTE: The ability to transition to electric vehicles that can more…
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First Nations across North America sign treaty alliance against the oilsands

The thunderous pounding of Indigenous drums echoed in the air on Thursday as more than 50 Indigenous nations across North America rallied together to sign a historic, pan-continental…
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WKZO: Energy bills stuck while planet heats up

  LANSING (WKZO-AM) — The Michigan Legislature has been wrestling with a new energy reform package most of this session.
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