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Extreme heat is a growing public health threat in the Midwest, and researchers and communities are trying to better understand how urban hot spots put certain neighborhoods at disproportionately higher risk.
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Hair from dogs, raccoons and even humans has been found in the nests of birds, which scientists believe makes the nests better insulated. For a long time, scientists assumed that birds had to collect hair that had been shed or scavenge it from mammal carcasses. However, a new study, published last week in the journal Ecology, shows that several species of bird, including chickadees and titmice, don’t just scavenge hair, they steal it.
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A new report from Ceres, the nonprofit working with capital leaders to spur a sustainable economic future, found that even in the wake of a year of climate disasters, most of the major food brands are still not disclosing greenhouse gas emissions, reporting science-based targets or outlining progress towards those goals. The report, the Food Emissions 50 Company Benchmark, assessed the 50 largest food companies in North America, and the results were disappointing but not surprising.
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The University of Michigan Press has been taking steps to develop a publishing program that aligns with our mission and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. This is why the Press is transitioning to an open access monograph model we term “Fund to Mission.”
Fund to Mission demonstrates a return to the origins of the university press movement and moves toward a more open, sustainable infrastructure for the humanities and social sciences.
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Biden’s lofty goal will run in tandem to investments in EV infrastructure. But other supports, like to manufacturing supply chains, are needed as well.
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Federal laws bar cannabis from crossing state lines, driving up the cost — and the emissions — of an industry using indoor grow operations.
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Lawns and gardens can make up 60% of household water usage in dry climates.