January 20, 2021

carbon emissions

  1. December 17, 2020

    Carbon neutrality commission releases draft recommendations

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, charged with recommending strategies for U-M to achieve net-zero emissions, has released its preliminary draft recommendations for public comment through Jan. 26.

  2. December 11, 2020

    Carbon neutrality commission draft recommendations to be released Dec. 17

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, charged with recommending strategies for U-M to achieve net-zero emissions, expects to release a draft of its recommendations Dec. 17. Comments will be accepted through Jan. 22.

  3. October 21, 2020

    Carbon accounting group quantifies U-M emissions

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality’s carbon accounting subgroup focuses on bringing together otherwise disparate emissions data — U-M energy sources, the commission’s internal analysis teams, and utility firms.

  4. October 13, 2020

    Carbon neutrality commission extends timeline for final report

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, charged with recommending a timeline and pathway for U-M to achieve net zero emissions, plans to release draft recommendations by the end of the fall semester. 

  5. March 30, 2020

    Commuting analysis team exploring options beyond driving

    In support of the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, an analysis team of students and faculty is examining commuting trends at U-M, with the goal of reducing vehicle miles traveled.

  6. December 2, 2019

    Carbon panel exploring methane leakage, indirect emissions

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality is pushing ahead with efforts on methane leakage, indirect carbon emissions and other initiatives in its ongoing effort to guide U-M toward carbon neutrality.

  7. March 12, 2019

    Carbon Neutrality Commission updates community at first town hall

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality updated the campus community on progress, took input, and laid the foundation for future public engagement during its first public town hall meeting.

  8. February 4, 2019

    University launches Commission on Carbon Neutrality

    U-M is moving toward its goal of carbon neutrality with the selection of the core team that will recommend how to get there, as well as develop strategies that can be used by other institutions and communities.