carbon neutrality

  1. June 4, 2020

    Carbon commission releases second interim progress report

    The U-M President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality has released its second interim report, building on extensive analyses by various affiliate teams and external firms across myriad topics.

  2. 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.

  3. February 20, 2020

    Regents pause new direct fossil fuel investments; to review policies

    The Board of Regents has announced it will pause new direct fossil fuel investments while considering adjustments to the university’s policies on how it invests endowment funds.

  4. 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.

  5. October 3, 2019

    Schlissel highlights arts, firearm injuries, academic innovation

    At his annual Leadership Breakfast, President Mark Schlissel announced initiatives on firearms-injury research and the arts, a Center for Academic Innovation, and a multimillion-dollar fund to support research toward carbon neutrality.

  6. September 25, 2019

    Commission co-chairs: Climate change solutions need broad commitment

    Successfully tackling the problem of climate change will require help from all areas of the U-M community, say the co-chairs of the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality.

  7. September 17, 2019

    Commission on Carbon Neutrality internal analysis teams

    The U-M President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality’s eight internal analysis teams, and their respective leads.

  8. May 1, 2019

    Carbon neutrality commission releases work plan

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality has published its work plan that includes the creation of several analysis teams to provide the commission with in-depth research and knowledge.

  9. April 9, 2019

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

    A plan for U-M to buy renewable energy through DTE Energy puts it on track to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and means about half of the Ann Arbor campus’ purchased electricity will come from Michigan-sourced renewable resources.

  10. April 9, 2019

    Schlissel discusses complexity of carbon neutrality goals

    President Mark Schlissel answered questions and listened to community members’ concerns Tuesday regarding the university’s effort to achieve carbon neutrality.