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May 1, 2024

Downtown Newsmagazine looks at how Governor Whitmer’s new FY25 budget proposal will help address methane “super emitter” landfills across Michigan. (Stacey Gittleman/Downtown Newsmagazine)

A large majority of Americans think the U.S. needs to take steps to address climate change according to a new CBS poll. (Jennifer De Pinto, Anthony Salvanto, Fred Backus/CBS News)

Wayne County ranks as one of the most polluted U.S. counties for ozone and particle pollution in American Lung Association’s 25th annual “State of the Air” air quality report. (Alejandra Borunda/NPR)

Consumer Reports study shows nearly 20 percent of commonly sold produce and vegetables contain unsafe levels of pesticides. (Sandee LaMotte/CNN)

The Environmental Protection Agency introduced strict new regulations for coal-burning power plants to cut or capture climate pollution by 2032. (Lisa Friedman, Coral Davenport/The New York Times)

A new report finds streams that supply drinking water are in danger following a Supreme Court decision that rolled back federal wetland safeguards from the Clean Water Act. (Julia Jacobo/ABC News)

Researchers say environmental damage from climate events could cost people one-fifth of their income over the next 25 years. (John Timmer/Ars Technica)

Only 56 companies are responsible for over half of global plastic pollution with Coca-Cola and PepsiCo topping the list. (Shannon Osaka/The Washington Post)

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says coral reefs across the world suffered the fourth global bleaching event from climate change warming the oceans surface waters. (Gloria Dickie, Alison Withers/Reuters)

The Climate Desk team at The New York Times launched “Ask NYT Climate” to explore how climate intersects with everyday life and answer reader submitted climate questions. (Somini Sengupta/The New York Times)

Then there’s this…

Mother Nature, the musician. A new initiative called Sounds Right credits “NATURE” as an artist on music platforms and directs a portion of streaming royalties for songs that use nature sounds to fund conservation efforts. (Kristin Toussaint/Fast Company)


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