This digest provides a selection of recent news articles relating to climate change and other environmental issues. Click on the title to read the full article from its original source.
By Erin Flynn (W Magazine)
Climate change is among the greatest challenges facing the world today, and Western Michigan University students aren't waiting until graduation to make an impact. Experience-driven learning opportunities focused on closing the sustainability skills gap have earned the University recognition as a top performer in the 2023 Sustainable Campus Index.
By Nicole Pollack (Inside Climate News)
Offshore wind projects cropped up all over the Great Lakes region in the early 2010s. By the end of the decade, all but one were gone. Developers, though still drawn to the lakes’ powerful winds, have been reluctant to return.
By Jim Tankersley and Lauren Hirsch (New York Times)
The law has effectively created a new marketplace that helps smaller companies gain access to funding, with banks taking a cut.
By Nina Lakhani (The Guardian)
Pollution caused twice as many premature deaths as previously thought, with updated understanding of dangers of PM2.5
Produced by Paula Adamo Idoeta (BBC)
Sarah Ott spent years believing climate change was a hoax, influenced by friends at church in the US south and a popular right-wing radio host. Here she shares her journey from being a climate skeptic to becoming an advocate for clean energy, with a passion for teaching teenage school students the science of climate change.