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BBC, AP News, The Washington Post

Our researchers, leaders and educators are making headlines with their innovative work, including preparing for power outages.

Dr. Richard Rood, professor at the U-M Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, was interviewed for an article titled “DTE Energy, Consumers Energy face power-outage challenges” by the AP News. He discussed the risks involved in the Michigan ice storms and how similar sever weather events could increase with the changing climate. The article was also published in The Washington Post and other publications, and he was interviewed in a TV article on freezing rain by BBC World.| March 1, 2023

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