Eco-Education: Becoming a Green School

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It’s a mild Friday afternoon in April, and while the sun glistens…

The Evolution of Environmental Education in Michigan

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I wasn’t necessarily expecting to be enlightened by observing…

Merchants of Doubt - Climate Change and the Political Climate Converge

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WMEAC hosted the 2014 documentary Merchants of Doubt November…

GVSU’s Solar Garden and a Look to the Future

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Over 11,200 solar panels began soaking up sun this past spring on Grand Valley State University’s (GVSU) main campus. GVSU reached an agreement in October of 2015 with Consumers Energy to become a part of their Community Solar Garden program, Michigan’s largest community solar project to date. June 10, 2016 marked the completion and commencement of GVSU’s Solar Garden.

Great Food, Great Beer, and Sustainability

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Brewery Vivant is the apex of sustainability and good business.…

Line 5 Poses Imminent Threat to Great Lakes

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Two oil pipelines collectively known as Line 5 are currently pumping 23 million gallons of oil and propane daily under the most volatile and critical region of the Great Lakes: the Straits of Mackinac. But is it safe?

Mayors' Grand River Cleanup

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By: Bennett SlavskyIt’s hard to remember the last time I woke…

Grand Rapids on flood mitigation: higher walls are not the solution

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In the ongoing quest to improve the Grand River for human and…

Climate challenges crop up in Michigan

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The Grand Rapids Climate Resiliency Report, released in 2013,…

Grand Rapids trees fight climate change

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For many, climate change seems a distant reality. The first thought…