How do you get people in Michigan to care about climate change? Let them know that the Buckeyes are coming.
The USDA has updated their Plant Hardlines Zone Map for the first time in over a decade. It’s the map that indicates what plants can grow in which regions of the country. Ann Arbor has moved from zone 5 to the warmer zone 6, which is the zone in which the Ohio buckeye tree grows.
Football is far from irrelevant to environmental ethics and policy. That’s funny, but it’s also true.