Extreme weather threatens aging water infrastructure

With extreme weather across the nation and the failure of water infrastructure systems in Texas, Michigan residents may be wondering if the state is up to dealing with extreme and unexpected weather conditions such as floods and tornadoes.

Podcast: Climate change and winter sports

Great Lakes Echo reporter Claire Moore chats with University of Waterloo, Ontario, professor Daniel Scott about how climate change may affect skiing and other winter sports in eastern North America in the coming decades.

Michigan’s Sleeping Bear gets hot wake up call

The northwest part of Michigan’s lower peninsula has already warmed two degrees Celsius since pre-industrial times, double that in most of the rest of the country, according to an analysis of federal temperature data dating back to 1895.