In February, over 100 health professionals from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Ohio﹘called the Great Lakes Climate and Health Collaborative met to discuss the human health impacts of the new Line 3 oil pipeline, stretching from Alberta, Canada to Superior, Wisconsin. WTBU reporter Micaela Resh has more.
Author: Mae Sabin
The United States 2020 census data released this week reveals that the US population grew at a rate of almost 7 and a half percent since 2010. That’s the second slowest growth rate in the history of the US census — only 0.1% above the growth rate of the Great Depression of the 1930s. On […]
The pandemic has flipped the world upside down, and it has also turned bedrooms into classrooms. In March of 2020, teachers and students alike were thrown into the unknown world of online learning. This learning environment has inherent barriers, but it troubles some kids more than others such as low-income students and students of color. […]
Access to green spaces, like parks, is not equal — even though those spaces are good for us, and the environment. As spring draws more people outside, WTBU’s Shannon Sollitt explains how parks aren’t serving everyone, and what some cities are doing about it.