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Bike Share Coming to Lansing

Updated: 06/21/2011 - Nearly everyone knows how, but now the Ingham County Land Bank is trying to make riding a bike even easier. A new bike sharing program that could be coming to Lansing.

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Zipcars Come To Campus

Updated: 01/04/2011 - ZIpcar, the famous car-sharing service is now available on MSU's campus.

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GM: Michigan in a "Leadership Position" for Hybrid Plug-In Readiness

Updated: 07/19/2011 - Power companies across the state of Michigan are offering some serious incentives for customers buying hybrid plug-in cars. GM credits collaboration with the Michigan Public Service Commission and utilities for putting Michigan ahead of other markets plug-ins are launching in.

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Single Stream Recycling Comes to Lansing

Updated: 09/13/2010 - Going green just got a whole lot easier in Lansing. The city launched a revised curbside recycling program Monday that allows people to recycle more with less effort.

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Start of Fall Berry Season Saved by Thursday Rains

Updated: 10/25/2010 - A dry August nearly shortened a usually brief fall berry season, but .58 inches of rain Thursday night helped some farmers' crops flourish in time for this Labor Day weekend. As a result, many farmers opened their fields to produce lovers looking to pick-their-own basket of berries.

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Willow Harvest Promises Cheap Biomass Fuel

Posted: 10/19/2009 - Middlebury College used to heat its buildings with oil, then switched to wood chips. Now it has planted a sustainable and relatively cheap fuel source — willow shrubs _that could help cut demand on the state's forests.

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Feds Award $2.7M for Wolverine Carbon Project

Posted: 10/07/2009 - An electric power co-op that wants to build a coal-fired plant in northern Michigan has received a $2.7 million federal grant for a project designed to prevent industrial carbon dioxide from contributing to climate change.

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Governors On Energy

Posted: 10/06/2009 - Midwestern governors group to hold Detroit forum

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World leaders stress unity to fight crises

Posted: 09/24/2009 - Global leaders warned colleagues that coordinated international action to end the worldwide recession and reverse climate change must not fall victim to routine political divisions and pitfalls.

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Obama Speaks On Climate Change

Posted: 09/22/2009 - President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao each vowed urgent action to cool an overheating planet, even as prospects dimmed for a full treaty by the end of the year.

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Brazil Proposes Banning Sugarcane In Amazon

Posted: 09/17/2009 - Brazil will prohibit sugarcane-ethanol plantations in the Amazon and other ecologically sensitive areas of Latin America's largest nation.

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Car Dealers Appeal Ruling on California Emissions

Posted: 09/10/2009 - Auto dealers and business leaders have appealed a decision by the Environmental Protection Agency to allow California to establish the nation's first greenhouse gas standards for cars and trucks.

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Effects of Arctic Warming Seen as Widespread

Posted: 09/10/2009 - Arctic warming is affecting plants, birds, animals and insects as ice melts and the growing season changes, scientists report in a new review of the many impacts climate change is having on the far north.

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MSU Goes Green While Making Green

Updated: 09/10/2009 - The MSU Surplus Store and Recycling Center will allow the university to triple the amount of materials they recycle.

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Post-Wildfire Worries: Floods, Damaged Ecosystem

Posted: 09/08/2009 - Southern California's huge wildfire has turned nearly a quarter of the 1,000-square-mile Angeles National Forest into a moonscape of barren mountains looming above thousands of homes that now face the threat of flash floods and mudslides.

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Federal Agency Won't List Butterfly as Endangered

Posted: 09/02/2009 - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has ruled the Sacramento Mountains checkerspot butterfly does not warrant listing as an endangered species and protection of its habitat.

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