Organizers are rallying at Bridge View Park in St. Ignace to warn that there’s a 60-year-old oil pipeline beneath the Straits, operated by the same company responsible for the Kalamazoo pipeline oil spill, and that it’s putting the Great Lakes ecosystem at serious risk.
On June 25, President Barack Obama stepped up to the podium at Georgetown University, and truly stepped up to the plate on climate change, wowing even the most ardent and committed advocates with his remarkably frank comments about global warming-and what he will do about it.
I’ve been fortunate to travel to Michigan a few times in the past year and a half and have fond memories of all the people I’ve met there.
So, what can you do from home? After getting that question via email from a number of you, I pulled together a few ideas based on what I’m seeing here.