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Detroit Weather

Radiation scare on Detroit River a ‘wake-up call’

Even if water tests show no contamination from the recent spill, it still calls attention to Michigan’s inadequate emergency response system.

Does solar energy have a future in Detroit?

Despite new state laws eliminating net metering, there’s many reasons to be excited about solar’s potential.

Two hospitalized after vapor leak at Marathon refinery

Officials say there was no health risk, but residents of Southwest Detroit are concerned.

Why Detroit’s new Sustainability Action Agenda links climate action with quality of life

And why implementation will likely hinge on resident support.

Detroit commits to reducing greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent by 2025

A new ordinance calls for total elimination of greenhouse gas emissions from city sources by 2050.

Dangerous heat wave to strike Midwest, much of eastern U.S. this weekend

Temperatures in Detroit are predicted to exceed 95 degrees.

Widespread flooding in Jefferson Chalmers causes city to issue emergency order

Historically high water levels, lack of adequate seawalls, and the city’s combined sewer system have created a crisis in the east side neighborhood

National Weather Service issues heat advisory for Detroit

Temperatures will be in the 90s and feel like 100 degrees