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April 19, 2019

carbon neutrality

April 9, 2019

U-M to cut emissions through renewable-energy purchase from DTE Energy

The University of Michigan is on track to reduce greenhouse gas emissions significantly with an agreement to buy renewable energy through DTE Energy that will result in about half of the purchased electricity for the Ann Arbor campus coming from Michigan-sourced renewable resources.

March 28, 2019

President reaffirms U-M commitment to achieving carbon neutrality

President Mark Schlissel on Thursday reaffirmed the university’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality and thanked the U-M community for its longstanding support of sustainability.

He made his remarks at a public meeting of the university’s Board of Regents.

March 12, 2019

Carbon Neutrality Commission updates community at first town hall

The University of Michigan President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality conducted its first public town hall meeting Monday, updating the campus community on progress, welcoming input, and laying the foundation for future public engagement by the commission.

February 4, 2019

University launches Commission on Carbon Neutrality

The University of Michigan has taken an important step toward its goal of carbon neutrality with the selection of the core team that will recommend how to get there, as well as develop scalable and transferable strategies that can be used by other institutions and larger communities to achieve the same goal.

October 4, 2018

Schlissel says U-M is pursuing a path to carbon neutrality

The University of Michigan will further its commitment to sustainability by pursuing a path toward carbon neutrality for the university and helping others in the region, state and nation reach the same goal, President Mark Schlissel said Thursday.

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