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A Toyota Motor Corp.'s new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle Mirai arrives at a charge station near Toyota's showroom on Nov. 17, 2014, in Tokyo.  (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
Michigan Joins Midwest Partnership to Back Hydrogen as Clean Energy Source

Michigan has joined six other Midwestern states in teaming up to accelerate the development of hydrogen as a clean-energy alternative for automobiles and factories that rely largely on climate-warming fossil fuels, governors said Monday.

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EV Myths: Test Driving Common Claims About Electric Vehicles in Michigan

People have strong opinions on EVs. We've circled around with the facts on some of the most common claims.

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‘Remarkable’ Story of Recovery: Otters Reclaim the Detroit River

River otters are back in the Detroit River for the first time in a century. That means clean-up efforts are working.

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‘Remarkable’ Story of Recovery: Otters Reclaim the Detroit River

River otters are back in the Detroit River for the first time in a century. That means clean-up efforts are working.

Erosion on Lake Michigan due to climate change. Image via Shutterstock.
Whitmer Challenger Thinks Climate Change Is a ‘Hoax’ Invented by ‘Elitists’

During a radio interview in March, Michigan gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley added climate change denial to the list of his baseless stances.

In a March 11, 2021 photo, potatoes are examined along a conveyor belt before being loaded into a tractor trailer at the Sackett Potato farm in Mecosta, Mich. For generations, Brian Sackett's family has farmed potatoes that are made into chips. About 25% of the nation's potato chips get their start in Michigan, which historically has had reliably cool air during September harvest and late spring but now is getting warmer temperatures.
Climate Change’s Weird and Wild Weather Has Rocked Michigan Farmers

Michigan potato farmer Brian Sackett is struggling with warmer winters, showing how climate change is directly impacting our food supply.

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Can You Imagine Michigan Without Snow? It Might Happen Sooner Than You Think.

Snowball fights and winter outdoor activities could be a thing of the past heading into the future.