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  • Forest evolution

    Published on March 4, 2015

    Climate change is certain to create new physical environments for forests. Forests will certainly take on new forms. What, exactly, those forms will be has researchers and resource managers thinking.

  • Photo: Land and Ocean Temperature Percentiles, NOAA

    You vacation based on climate, but you pack based on weather

    Published on February 9, 2015

    While 2014 was reported as the warmest year on record globally, the Great Lakes region experienced one of the coldest winters on record last year. What gives? The answer lies in the difference between weather and climate.

  • Climate change and its effects on natural resources

    Published on October 22, 2014

    The impact of climate change and the growth in population is putting stress on the world's natural resources. Learn how MSU Extension is helping to tackle this growing problem.

  • How is the water cycle affected by climate change?

    Published on September 18, 2014

    Water is constantly in motion, rising into the atmosphere as evaporation and falling as precipitation. How climate change impacts the water cycle is a topic of the Third National Climate Assessment.

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