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The Costs of Climate Change for Michigan

The Costs of Climate Change for Michigan

Michigan is home to many unique plants and animals, and they are part of some of the most diverse ecosystems in the country, like dense forest, sprawling prairies, and inland ecosystems that provide habitat for moose, beaver, deer, common loons, monarch butterflies,...

TC2DC for the Forward on Climate Rally!

TC2DC for the Forward on Climate Rally!

The Michigan Land Use Institute and Sustainable TC are teaming up to offer northern Michigan activists a chance to attend the upcoming Forward On Climate rally in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 17. We are chartering a bus to leave from Traverse City on Feb. 16 for an overnight drive to the nation’s capital and the rally. We will drive back to TC overnight on Sunday with a return set for Monday morning.

Mobilizing Clean Energy in Michigan

Mobilizing Clean Energy in Michigan

What better way to honor the Summer Solstice than with a celebration of the sun and its ability to power our society’s transition toward renewable energy? Groundwork hosts the Michigan Clean Energy Conference & Fair, June 23-25, in Traverse City.

Traverse City’s Bold Move Toward Renewable Energy

Traverse City’s Bold Move Toward Renewable Energy

Traverse City commissioners unanimously passed a resolution to power Traverse City’s municipal operations via 100 percent renewable energy by 2020 and initiate a long-term plan to transition the entire city to be carbon neutral by 2050 - making Traverse City only the third community in Michigan to set such a bold objective.

Warming to Clean Energy in Northern Michigan

Warming to Clean Energy in Northern Michigan

There’s reason for optimism on the clean energy front here in northern Michigan -even as global temperatures increase each year; the new president turns a blind eye to climate change, and China takes the lead in developing the clean energy economy of tomorrow.

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