Environment

  1. New satellite data reveal increasing proportion of world’s population exposed to floods August 4, 2021
  2. Lake Huron sinkhole surprise: The rise of oxygen on early Earth linked to changing planetary rotation rate August 2, 2021
  3. Could residential heat pumps be part of the climate solution? July 30, 2021
  4. Turning diapers into sticky notes: Using chemical recycling to prevent millions of tons of waste July 27, 2021
  5. Addressing links between poverty, housing, water access and affordability in Detroit July 26, 2021
  6. Community brings a fresh spin to Detroit alleyways July 20, 2021
  7. More flooding reported in Detroit metro area: U-M experts available July 16, 2021
  8. Electric delivery vehicles: When, where, how they’re charged has big impact on greenhouse gas emissions July 12, 2021
  9. Is reusable always best? Comparing environmental impacts of reusable vs. single-use kitchenware July 6, 2021
  10. Seeking nature: U-M expert discusses 100th anniversary of Appalachian Trail proposal June 30, 2021
  11. Smaller summer harmful algal bloom predicted for western Lake Erie June 30, 2021
  12. U-M’s Economic Growth Institute joins effort to ease disruption from nuclear facility closure June 30, 2021
  13. Environmental actions are motivated by personal experiences June 29, 2021
  14. Detroit-area flooding consistent with long-term precipitation trends under changing climate June 28, 2021
  15. Michigan researchers get $5.3M to expand COVID-19 wastewater monitoring June 25, 2021
  16. For the second straight year, smaller Chesapeake Bay dead zone forecast for the summer June 23, 2021
  17. Smaller bodies, longer wings, earlier migrations: Untangling the multiple impacts of climate warming on birds June 21, 2021
  18. ‘Doomsday Glacier’ may be more stable than initially feared June 17, 2021
  19. Snails carrying the world’s smallest computer help solve mass extinction survivor mystery June 15, 2021
  20. Ocean microplastics: First global view shows seasonal changes and sources June 10, 2021