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Our elected Michigan officials must now help to accelerate the transition to electric trucks and buses, bolstering the market while also making our communities more sustainable and equitable than before.
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For the Ecology Center's 50th anniversary, Dr. Michael Dorsey sat down to talk with us about his work, our work, and how his early career influenced his thinking in the decades to follow. Dorsey is an internationally prominent climate justice leader.
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The latest annual report card scoring retailer actions on toxic chemicals is out. About 2/3 of the companies have made progress over the last year.
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer took the first critical steps this week toward meeting the state’s carbon reduction goals, which she’d established in a 2020 executive order.
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22 year-old National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman emerged as the breakout star of the recent Presidential Inauguration with her powerful delivery of “The Hill We Climb.” In “Earthrise,” her 2018 poem about the climate crisis, Gorman celebrates the vulnerable world we inherit

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Clean Energy & Climate Action

Clean Energy & Climate Action

The Ecology Center brings a unique strategy to the energy debate, focusing our educational and advocacy efforts on the human health impacts of a dirty energy system.
Safer Chemicals & Healthy Environments

Safer Chemicals & Healthy Environments

We are working toward a cultural transformation that will drive the way we design, consume and dispose of products, with a focus on "better, not more." We use research, knowledge creation, education, organizing, and mobilization to make this change.
Healthy Stuff Lab

Healthy Stuff Lab

Healthy Stuff is a project of the Ecology Center. Healthy Stuff tests everyday household items for toxic chemicals and reports on its findings.
Environmental Education

Environmental Education

We believe that environmental awareness and caring for the natural world should be crucial components of youth education, and we hope to make a difference by improving the environment one child at a time. 
Health Leaders Fellowship

Health Leaders Fellowship

The Health Leaders Fellowship program is a leadership development opportunity for health professionals of all types, at any stage in their career.
Support Our Work

Support Our Work

Founded in 1970, the Ecology Center is organized for one purpose– to develop innovative solutions for healthy people and a healthy planet.