environment

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Traverse City has pledged to fight climate change through renewable energy; can your city?

April 28, 2017 | Kate Madigan

Waiting around for Washington to do something about a warming planet is a fool’s errand, so start locally. 

Detroit leaders come together to make downtown greener and healthier

June 16, 2017 | Emile Lauzzana

A coalition of corporations and institutions work to lessen their buildings’ environmental impact, showing others how it can be done.

Detroit leaders come together to make downtown greener and healthier

June 16, 2017 | Connie Lilley

A coalition of corporations and institutions work to lessen their buildings’ environmental impact, showing others how it can be done.

Environmental cuts could hobble Pure Michigan

June 22, 2017 | Ron French

Despite broad public support for protecting Michigan’s natural beauty, state and federal budget cuts may stall projects in a state that, after the Flint water disaster, has become synonymous with environmental risk.

Democrats and Republicans agree: Shut down Enbridge Line 5

June 27, 2017 | Bob Campbell

A strange-bedfellows coalition of Trump supporters and progressive Democrats are finding common ground in opposing the Enbridge oil lines in the Straits of Mackinac, united by deeply personal ties to the Great Lakes.

A cheat sheet to the Enbridge Line 5 controversy

June 27, 2017 | Bob Campbell

Give us five minutes, we’ll give you the basics on this environmental showdown under the Straits of Mackinac.