heat wave

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With temperatures over 90 degrees predicted for mid-Michigan all weekend, the Ingham County Animal Control released a reminder urging pet owners to protect their animals from the heat. Katie Cook reports.

 

 


Lansing
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With temperatures on forecasted to be near record highs, several schools will dismiss early on  Monday.

Models help communities plan for climate change

Mar 11, 2014
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Trying to determine the impacts of climate change is a difficult task. There are hundreds of different factors which could determine how communities are influenced. To more effectively understand the challenges associated with climate change, scientists are using system dynamics models. Current State’s Emanuele Berry spoke with Laura Schmitt-Olabisi, an ecologist and modeler at Michigan State University, about her latest project that explores how higher temperatures could impact Detroit.