carbon neutrality

  1. November 17, 2022

    U-M, Delta partner on sustainable aviation fuel project

    U-M is partnering with Delta Air Lines to help spur the availability and widespread adoption of sustainable aviation fuel and reduce lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions resulting from university-sponsored travel.

  2. September 23, 2022

    U-M publishes climate action report for 2022 fiscal year

    U-M has detailed its plans for renewable purchased electricity, widespread geo-exchange heating and cooling systems in the inaugural Climate Action at the University of Michigan report.

  3. September 15, 2022

    Earthfest returns to Diag to support sustainability at U-M

    Earthfest, an annual fall event celebrating sustainability initiatives across U-M, returns to the Diag on Sept. 22, featuring student organizations, university units and local nonprofits.

  4. March 24, 2022

    U-M moves toward 100% renewable purchased power

    The university announced steps toward procuring 100% renewable purchased power, plans for geothermal heating and cooling systems, and $10 million for LED lighting in approximately 100 buildings across all three campuses.

  5. February 17, 2022

    Geo-exchange system to generate renewable heating, cooling

    A geo-exchange facility adjacent to the Leinweber Computer Science and Information Building is planned to supply the building’s heating and cooling.

  6. January 14, 2022

    Sustainability goals advance alongside carbon neutrality efforts

    U-M has made progress toward its 2025 sustainability goals for the Ann Arbor campus in many areas, while the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on campus operations continues.

  7. January 12, 2022

    U-M unveils universitywide energy conservation projects

    Following its commitment last year to achieve universitywide carbon neutrality, U-M is unveiling an initial $5 million investment in energy conservation measures that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  8. December 16, 2021

    Annual report shows U-M thriving during challenging year

    The challenges of operating during the COVID-19 pandemic tested U-M over the past year, but the university rose to meet the challenges “at every turn,” according to the 2020-21 fiscal year annual report.

  9. May 26, 2021

    U-M launches Planet Blue Global Impact websites

    A new series of websites, collectively known as Planet Blue Global Impact, highlight the university’s research, engagement and leadership across an array of sustainability topics.

  10. May 20, 2021

    U-M commits to carbon neutrality universitywide

    President Mark Schlissel has announced U-M will achieve carbon neutrality across all emissions scopes, outlining a series of commitments that place sustainability at the center of the university’s mission.