For Great Lakes communities, there are a few clear links of climate change to everyday life: drinking water, fishing, and recreation. ~ Julie Peller Ph.D.

An informative report sponsored by the Environmental Policy and Law and Center summarizes the impacts and concerns of climate change on the Great Lakes and surrounding regions. A team of experts on climate change compiled “An Assessment of the Impacts of Climate Change on the Great Lakes.”  Part of their conclusions states “Scientific analyses clearly […]

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Acts of kindness for the healing and protection of nature, our Common Home ~Julie Peller Ph.D

There are many ways to engage in acts of kindness for the healing and protection of nature, our Common Home.  Many simple acts of kindness can address the critical challenge of the changing climate.  Higher global temperatures are associated with increased concentrations of carbon dioxide and other heat-absorbing gases, driven largely by the burning of […]

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Sustainable living is also required to guarantee environmental justice for future generations ~ julie peller ph.d

Sustainability can be defined as functioning/living in a way that meets the present needs and the needs of future generations.  A healthy environment, realized through sustainable practices, constitutes a fundamental part of peacebuilding. Only when people have access to clean water, clean air, fresh food, and proper waste conditions, is peace possible.  In 2017, just […]

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