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Cemeteries make more room for natural burials

Cemeteries make more room for natural burials“Green burials” at Rhinebeck Cemetery shun coffins, embalming fluid and concrete “vaults.”
  • Nation
  • 9 hours, 6 minutes ago
Michigan

Quarantine seeks to protect hemlock trees from pest

Michigan quarantine seeks to protect hemlock trees from pestThe state has announced a quarantine to protect trees from an insect that has killed millions of hemlocks
  • Michigan
  • 15 hours, 21 minutes ago
Nation

Officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

U.S. officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protectionsProtections that have been in place for more than 40 years for the bears will be lifted this summer
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
World

U.S. exiting climate pact may doom small islands

U.S. exiting climate pact may doom small islandsScientists say it’s likely that temps and seas will keep rising to a point where some island states may not survive
  • World
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Michigan

State drops Line 5 risk pipeline study

State drops Line 5 pipeline risk studyConflict of interest forces state of Michigan to cancel what was supposed to be an independent Line 5 risk study
  • Michigan
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Environment

Debate heats up over teaching climate change in schools

Debate heats up over teaching climate change in schoolsThere’s no such consensus among American educators over how climate change should be taught
  • Environment
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Environment

Poll: Few favor Trump move to ditch Paris accord

Poll: Few favor Trump move to ditch Paris accordThe survey found that a slim majority — 52 percent — worry that withdrawing will actually hurt the economy
  • Environment
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Environment

Global coral bleaching event easing, but still bad

3-year global coral bleaching event easing, but still badAbout three-quarters of the world’s delicate coral reefs were damaged or killed by hot water
  • Environment
  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
Politics

EPA chief: Closing Chicago office ‘pure legend’

EPA chief: Closing Chicago Great Lakes office ‘pure legend’The Environmental Protection Agency chief said reports that its regional office in Chicago would close are “pure legend”
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Environment

Wet spring bumps up Great Lakes water levels

Wet spring bumps up Great Lakes water levelsLake Ontario set a new high in May at 248.69 feet above sea level
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Environment

Drowning fears up in West as rivers surge with snowmelt

Drowning fears up in West as rivers surge with snowmeltThe sheer beauty of the rivers is their draw and represents a danger to people who decide to risk selfies near the water
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Environment

U.S. withdraws from Paris climate accord

U.S. withdraws from Paris climate accordPresident Donald Trump announced the U.S. withdrawal earlier this month
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Nation

Climate change seen as posing risk to coastal areas

Climate change seen as posing risk to coastal areasNation’s inland cities face perils of their own, including more intense storms and more frequent flooding.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Nation

Germany: Climate will last longer than Trump presidency

Germany: Climate will last longer than Trump presidencyU.S. Constitution dictates no more than two terms, federal environmental minister Barbara Hendricks noted to reporters
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Environment

Faster sea ice forces polar bears to use more energy

Faster sea ice forces polar bears to use more energyPolar bears were listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in 2008 amid the alarming loss of summer sea ice.
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Macomb County

Macomb County promotes its ‘great lake’

Macomb County promotes its ‘great lake’Hackel, other officials promote summertime events in and around Lake St. Clair, Blue Economy initiative
  • Macomb County
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Enbridge preps Line 5 test amid pipe integrity concerns

Enbridge prepares Line 5 test amid pipe integrity concerns64-year-old pipes pump 23 million gallons of fuel a day under the straits and environmental groups worry about a spill
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Environment

Climate order could hasten damage to Trump properties

Climate decision could accelerate damage to Trump propertiesTrump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement could accelerate damage to his family’s real estate empire
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Detroit

Hazardous waste plans met with resistance in Detroit

Hazardous waste plans met with resistance in DetroitU.S. Ecology wants to expand its Georgia Street facility on the city’s east side
  • Detroit
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Environment

California, China sign climate deal

California, China sign climate deal after Trump’s Paris exitWith Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord, China and California signed an agreement Tuesday
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Environment

Trump admin plans seismic surveys for Atlantic drilling
The Interior Department resumed its permitting process for the surveys under an executive order signed by Trump

Trump admin proposes seismic surveys for Atlantic drillingThe Interior Department resumed its permitting process for the surveys under an executive order signed by Trump
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Environment

Wasted green power tests China’s energy leadership

Wasted green power tests China’s energy leadershipChina’s difficulty using green resources reflects challenges it faces over how best to transition to cleaner electricity
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Environment

Studies don’t support Trump’s ‘cleanest’ claim

Environmental studies don’t support Trump’s ‘cleanest’ claimData shows that the U.S. is among the dirtiest countries when it comes to heat-trapping carbon pollution
  • Environment
  • 3 weeks ago
Environment

Lake Michigan shore erosion could be accelerating

Research: Lake Michigan shore erosion could be accelerating80 years of aerial and satellite imagery reveals that some stretches of shoreline are retreating at unprecedented rates
  • Environment
  • 3 weeks ago
Michigan

Ann Arbor encourages community to use more solar energy

Ann Arbor encourages community to use more solar energyAnn Arbor is encouraging residents to go solar to help meet the city’s goals of significantly reducing carbon emissions
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks ago
Environment

Dow Chemical loses key ruling in pollution dispute

Dow Chemical loses key ruling in dioxin pollution disputeThe court rejected arguments by Dow that it was too late to sue over dioxin released decades ago
  • Environment
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Environment

Tillerson: US will cut emissions despite Paris pullout

Tillerson: U.S. will cut emissions despite Paris pulloutTillerson argued Friday that America still will continue taking steps to cut heat-trapping pollution
  • Environment
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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