environment

December's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU examines Michigan's energy future with Bill Rustem, the Strategy Director for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder.

What mode of holiday travel is best for the environment?  Dr. John DiCicco has some answers.  DiCicco is a professor at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources, and a researcher at the UofM Energy Institute.   He's our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Learn about Dawn Farms' "Green Farm Project" on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Hugh McDiarmid is the Communications Director for the Michigan Environmental Council, and he weighs in on the failure of the 15X25 ballot proposal on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

This month's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU is an in-depth examination of Propsoal 3 on the November 6th Michigan Ballot, more commonly known as the 25X25 proposal for renewable energy.  The guests are Steve Transeth and Doug Jester.  Transeth is a spokesperson for the group Clean Affordable Renewable Energy, which opposes proposal 3.  Jester is a principal at the strategy and consulting firm 5-Lakes Energy.  Jester speaks in favor of proposal 3.

This week, WEMU's Issues of the Environment takes one last look at Michgian's 25X25 ballot proposal.  Our guest is the Executive Director of the Sierra Club's Michigan chapter, Anne Woiwode.

On this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, Megan Brown of Clean Affordable Renewable Energy, or CARE, explains the group's opposition to proposal 3 on Michigan's November ballot.

Land conservancies are the topic of October's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU.

Climate Change
Angela Cesere | AnnArbor.com

Sizing up the effects of climate change in our area.  UofM research associate Evan Mallen is our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Dr. Mike Shriberg has the  'pros' of the 25X25 ballot proposal facing Michigan voters in November on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Ypsilanti River Cleanup Set for Sunday

Sep 13, 2012
Bob Eccles

Volunteers will converge on the Huron River in Ypsilanti Sunday for a yearly cleanup effort.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Sep 7, 2012
Even more than 54.
http://forum.datacad.com/viewtopic.php?t=6761

54-point-five mile per gallon CAFE standard by 2025 is doable and worth achieving.  So says our guest on this months First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU.

Ann arbor Greenway
http://michigan.sierraclub.org/huron

Planning underway for a new park and greenway for Ann Arbor's Allen Creek corridor.   Find out more on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Spring Valley Trout Farm
Spring Valley Trout Farm

This week, Issues of the Environment from WEMU is "goin' fishing" with Spring Valley Trout Farm owner Jim Kaercher.

Leslie Science & Nature Center

At-risk K-8 students and their families will benefit from programs being offered by the Leslie Science and Nature Center and funded by $35,000 in grants.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

Checking in on Ann Arbor's Greenbelt program as it nears the

ten year mark.

This week's focus is local, sustainable and healthy food options, and the growing interest in expanding these options in Washtenaw County.

WEMU's David Fair  talks with Will Hathaway about the ongoing discussions of how best to use the land above Ann Arbor's new, underground parking structure. Hathaway is a member of the "Library Green Conservancy"

Electric Cycle Savings

Jul 25, 2012
A red electric motorcycle.
Current Motor Company

Electric cars get a lot of media buzz, but how about electric motorcycles?  This week David talks to Nik Klopf, Sales Manager of Current Motor Company.

Parks and Creeks

Jul 18, 2012
An image of Mill Creek Park.
villageofdexter.org

This week David talks to  Allison Bishop, the Village of Dexter Community Development Manager about Mill Creek Park. After three years of hard work, Dexter's Mill Creek Park is set to open soon.

Start Your Engines

Jul 11, 2012

David talks to Susan Harley, the Michigan Policy Director of Clean Water Action about cleaning up old diesel engines and making new ones more environmentally friendly this week.

Voters may decide if Michigan must get 25%

of its energy from renewable sources by 2025.

The Safe Chemicals Act

Jun 27, 2012

This week, David talks to the Environmental Health Campaign Director for the Ann Arbor-based Ecology Center, Rebecca Muenink, about the new "Safe Chemicals Act" that's been stalled in Congress.

Rapping for Local Food

Jun 20, 2012

This week, David talks to Lucas DiGia (a.k.a. "Homegrown"), who has been rapping for a decade and also works with  Project Grow in Ann Arbor. www.rapforfood.org

Complete Streets role in sustainability

plan for Washtenaw County.

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