New fact sheet highlights dangers of climate change in wake of hottest July on record

LANSING  – Today, the Michigan Climate Action Network released a fact sheet detailing the impacts of climate change on Michigan’s recreational industry and natural resources. July was the hottest month…
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NASA: Last month was Earth’s hottest in recorded history

 WASHINGTON (AP) – Earth just broiled to its hottest month in recorded history, according to NASA. Even after the fading of a strong El Nino, which spikes global…
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Midwest Energy News: Wind and solar could meet nearly all Midwest energy needs by 2050, researcher says

As lawmakers debate relatively modest renewable energy standards across the Midwest — or seek to halt them all together — clean energy groups, public officials and California researchers…
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Ypsilanti City Council expresses opposition to ‘attack’ on state’s solar energy industry

YPSILANTI, MI — The city of Ypsilanti, one of the nation’s leaders in per capita solar energy production, is expressing its opposition to a Republican-drafted bill that opponents…
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MIRS: 100% Renewable Energy by ’50

The Senate Energy and Technology Committee has not scheduled any additional hearings on the energy reform package as of Monday as Chair Mike NOFS (R-Battle Creek) awaits the finishing of more technical…
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WDET: Michigan Climate Action Network Urges State to Sign Clean Energy Bills

May 10, 2016 Listen here. The Michigan Action Climate Network is asking the Michigan Legislature to pass more clean energy bills.  The network’s goal is to have the state…
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Press Release: Michigan can get 100 percent clean energy

Download as PDF Lansing, MI – As some lawmakers attempt to terminate Michigan’s successful clean energy programs, business investors, local leaders and a top national energy expert today…
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Press Release: Michigan climate advocates praise Earth Day signing of Paris Climate Accord

LANSING— The Michigan Climate Action Network today praised the signing of the Paris Climate Accord—a global agreement by leaders of nearly 200 nations to address climate change. The agreement marks,…
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Decision on carbon threatens Michiganians’ health

Gov. Snyder’s decision to halt a plan to reduce carbon pollution is a major step backward when it comes to protecting clean air and the health of Michigan’s…
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Will Michigan stall in effort to transition to renewable energy?

The U.S. Supreme Court recently blocked the Obama administration’s climate change rules. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would have required states to reduce carbon emissions from power plants.…
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