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Carbon footprint hotspots: Mapping China’s export-driven emissions

U-M researchers and their Chinese collaborators have tracked emission rates in China from manufacturers, finding 1% of the country’s land area is responsible for 75% of the export-linked CO2 emissions. May 7, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews ...


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Carbon footprint hotspots: Mapping China's export-driven emissions

School for Environment and Sustainability researcher Shen Qu et. al. discusses research during the COVID-19 that provides the most detailed mapping of China's export-driven CO2 emissions to date. May 7, 2020. # #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article ...


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Navigating the Science-Action Labyrinth

School for Environment and Sustainability climate scientist Jonathan Overpeck discusses how he sees his role in global society and the complex landscape of converting science to action. April 27, 2020. # #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article ...


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Study: Cutting animal-based foods in U.S. diet by half could prevent 1.6 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

School for Environment and Sustainability researchers have partnered with Tulane University in a study that has found cutting animal based foods in the U.S. can prevent 1.6 billion tons of greenhouse gases. April 29, 2020. # #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article ...


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Balancing Impacts of Range-shifting Species: Invasive Disruption vs. Biodiversity Benefits

School for Environment and Sustainability Associate Professor Inés Ibáñez published a paper about invasive species, urging greater discussion about the effects of species on different environments. May 1, 2020. # #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article ...


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Thousands of miles of planned Asian roads threaten the heart of tiger habitat

U-M conservation ecologist Neil Carter and his colleagues have calculated the extent and potential impacts of existing and planned road networks that will be built in Asia through a 13-country range of the globally endangered tiger. April 29, 2020. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan...


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BP paid a steep price for the Gulf oil spill but for the US a decade later, it’s business as usual

Michigan Law professor David M. Uhlman discusses the BP oil spill and the lack of awareness Americans still have for reducing the nation's dependence on fossil fuels. April 23, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #EnvironmentandSustainability ...


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Energy Poverty in the United States

U-M School for Environment and Sustainability assistant professor Tony Reames and doctoral candidate Dominic Bednar published a study about energy poverty in the United States and how it is not recognized as a distinct problem by the federal government. March 24, 2020. # ...


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Case studies provide in-depth lessons about sustainability

U-M group of multidisciplinary professors and researchers have compiled very detailed case studies about the changing climate and different ecosystems to educate people about how our Earth is being affected by climate change. March 31, 2020. # #EnvironmentandSustainability #web...


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Feeling stressed? Take a 'nature pill'

U-M School for Environment and Sustainability associate professor MaryCarol Hunter recommends those who are feeling stressed to take a 20 minute break and head outdoors to improve mental well-being and lower stress hormone levels. April 8, 2020. # #EnvironmentandSustainability ...