Too many dams, too little money

A combination of heavy rain and aging infrastructure led to the collapse of the Edenville and Sanford dams along the Tittabawassee River in Midland County, Michigan on May 19. The state can only afford to address a fraction of those dams with the current fund.

Feeding sheep can lead to using less fossil fuels

Ray Garcia, host of MSU’s “The Food Fix” podcast, speaks with Yuko Frazier, founder of the Ypsilanti, Michigan-based sheep-powered lawn care service known as Project Mow.

Day that measures consumption of resources moving earlier

July 29 marked this year’s Earth Overshoot Day. That’s the annual date where it’s estimated that humans have taken more resources from the planet than it can produce for that year. The calculations for the date are provided by the Global Footprint Network, with the date changing almost every year.