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Climate Change News Digest for 9/6/23

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

How Solar Energy Can Help Boost Biodiversity And Farming

Jamie Hailstone (Forbes)

Combining both agriculture and solar power generation — often called agrivoltaics — can help optimize the productivity and efficiency of land use.

EGLE announces MI Healthy Climate Corp to launch in January

By Press Release (MI Dept. of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy)

Starting in early 2024, the MI Healthy Climate Corps will field a cohort of 30 federal AmeriCorps members who will provide vital support for climate action across Michigan. Corps members will receive training and career development support to bolster Michigan’s climate leadership pool.

Pope decries 'terrible world war' on environment, announces new writing

By Philip Pullella (Reuters)

Pope Francis, announcing that he will issue a new document on the protection of nature, said on Wednesday he was doing so because a "terrible world war" against the environment was taking place.

China, Europe and the U.S. Have Broad Prospects for Climate Cooperation, Top Climate Envoy Says

By Yang Yuqi and Wang Xintong (Caixin)

China, the U.S. and Europe complement each other in a lot of ways in terms of green technology and markets, so they have broad prospects for cooperation,

Michigan Gov. Whitmer Proposes 100% Clean Energy Standard

(Scroll down the page to get to the relevant sections)

By Press Release (Executive Office of the Governor, Communications Division)

Gov. Whitmer’s proposal: Enact a 100% clean energy standard for Michigan so future generations have clean air to breathe and safe water to drink. Drive down costs for consumers, reduce our reliance on foreign energy and create good-paying manufacturing jobs along the way.

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