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Do climate protests actually make a difference?
Nathan Geiger has studied public perception of recent climate protests. He now sits down with the ERI Explainer to talk about his research and the effect of climate protests on the public.Read the full article
Algae blooms are harmful. But this is just the beginning
By Janet McCabe
The Great Lakes region has battled algae outbreaks all summer, exacerbated by unusually high water levels. More importantly, Hoosiers should recognize these warnings are one sign that Indiana’s climate is changing — it’s getting warmer.Read the full article
How many Americans believe in climate change? Probably more than you think, research in Indiana suggests
By Matt Houser
In a recent statewide survey, ERI Fellow Matt Houser found that the majority of Indiana residents supported taking action on climate change. However, most Hoosiers underestimate just how widespread this view is in the state.Read the full article
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Summit at Goshen College focuses on climate change
South Bend Tribune | September 16, 2019
Indiana researchers, political leaders, and environmentalists highlighted not only how climate change will affect Hoosiers, but what can be and is being done in response.Read the full article
EPA proposes elimination of rule limiting methane emissions
IER | September 11, 2019
Institute Director Janet McCabe says the consequences of rolling back methane emission rules could significantly worsen the impact of climate change in Indiana.Read the full article
Trump Challenges California Power to Control Auto Pollution
U.S. News | September 6, 2019
Institute Director Janet McCabe says the Trump administration is on shaky legal ground in its challenge of California's ability to regulate its own auto emissions.Read the full article
Study: Majority Of Hoosiers Believe Climate Change Is Real
Eagle Country | September 6, 2019
A poll from the Institute found about 80% of respondents said they believe climate change is occurring, either "somewhat" or "to a great extent."Read the full article
The Risk of Lyme Disease in Bloomington
Indiana Public Media | August 22, 2019
The Institute's Karo Omodior talks about the potential risk of Lyme disease in Bloomington, and what residents can do to prevent it.Read the full article
Local air testing for toxic gas closer to reality
WebMD Health News | August 16, 2019
The Institute's Janet McCabe talks about the difficulty in measuring toxic chemicals in the air.Read the full article
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