Whitmer announces federal funding to boost Michigan’s green initiatives

Michigan is receiving funding from the federal government for projects aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer made...

The Metro: ‘Heat island effect’ contributing to warmer temperatures in Detroit, research shows

As global temperatures continue to rise due to climate change, environmental factors in some urban communities are amplifying the heat...

Local nonprofit aims to plant Detroit’s first-ever forest of giant sequoia trees

A nonprofit in Detroit’s Poletown east neighborhood is partnering with an organization in northern Michigan to plant Detroit’s first ever...

Lake Superior is warming fast. Its national parks are starting work to cut fossil fuels

As national parks around the country try to raise awareness about climate change, those around Lake Superior are taking steps...

The Metro: Detroit expands program to prevent basement flooding

Detroit experienced one of the warmest winters on record. More extreme weather events, caused by climate change, will continue to...

Fewer fish and more algae? Scientists seek to understand impacts of historic lack of Great Lakes ice

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Michigan Tech University biologists have been observing a remote Lake Superior island's fragile wolf population every...

MichMash: Whitmer signs bills to reach ambitious clean energy goals by 2040

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a landmark energy bill package into law last week that sets an ambitious goal for Michigan...

‘Chasing Carbon Zero’ by Detroiter Miles O’Brien premieres on PBS

"Chasing Carbon Zero" is the newest installment of the wildly popular NOVA documentary film series on PBS. The episode was...

Is Michigan prepared to be a climate refuge?

In a not-so-distant future, it’s possible that places like Houston, Texas could have summers that feel more like Pakistan. It’s...

Climate change continues to be vacant in our movies and TV shows

One of the main things on young people's minds these days is climate change. They worry about the future and...

U.S. Supreme Court ruling limiting power of EPA is “devastating,” climate scientist says

The United States Supreme Court’s ruling that the Environmental Protection Agency doesn’t have the power to regulate carbon emissions deals...

What to know about the latest international climate report

Weather patterns are growing more extreme. This is not only experienced through events like wildfires and droughts around the globe,...