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Climate at Noon returns this month featuring NMU alum

Climate at Noon returns this month featuring NMU alum

Rachel Pott November 3, 2023

This month's Climate at Noon event will be held on Friday, Nov. 3 in Jamrich 1313. Friday’s event will feature Tyler Penrod, who works for the Superior Watershed Program as the program manager for the...

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State Rep. Jenn Hill unveils “Michigan Saves” program

Joad Blaauw-Hara, Contributing Writer March 15, 2023

A new state program offering green loans to residents and businesses was explained by State Rep. Jen Hill at NMU on Friday. The program is part of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s order to reduce greenhouse emissions...

State Rep. Jenn Hill to discuss climate policy with NMU community

State Rep. Jenn Hill to discuss climate policy with NMU community

Andie Balenger February 20, 2023

The Northern Climate Network will be hosting State Rep. Jenn Hill on Feb. 24 as part of their monthly “Climate@Noon” lecture series. The recently elected legislator will be providing event attendees...

Mayor to talk about Climate Resolution Plan

Mayor to talk about Climate Resolution Plan

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor January 21, 2022

On Dec. 20, 2021, the City of Marquette passed a Climate Action Resolution that marked their commitment to carbon neutrality by 2050 along with other more sustainable practices. Now, nearly a month after...

Climate@Noon event discusses gendered livelihoods, farming in Ghana

Climate@Noon event discusses gendered livelihoods, farming in Ghana

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 6, 2021

Hanson Nyantakyi-Frimpong, assistant professor of geography at the University of Denver, has been researching how ineffective farming in the floodplains of Ghana has led to greater societal issues, especially...

‘Climate at Noon’ to discuss wind farm, alternative energies

‘Climate at Noon’ to discuss wind farm, alternative energies

Jamie Glenn February 15, 2018

In reaction to the recently proposed large scale wind farm project in Baraga County, the monthly ecological discussion on campus, “Climate at Noon,” will take on the topic at noon on Friday, Feb. 16...

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