February 20, 2023
New carbon neutrality research projects receive more than $1M
The Graham Sustainability Institute’s Carbon Neutrality Acceleration Program has announced $1.16 million in funding for six new faculty research projects, tackling a range of carbon neutrality topics.
February 9, 2023
Ann Arbor campus meets two sustainability goals early
The university’s Ann Arbor campus achieved two of its 2025 sustainability goals in 2022, reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 25% and applying 40% less chemicals to campus landscapes.
December 8, 2022
U-M reports progress on endowment-related carbon reductions
Recent investments in renewable energy and fuel will prompt considerable reductions in greenhouse gas emissions associated with the U-M’s endowment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.