February 18, 2021
‘Concrete next steps’ to address fossil fuel investments coming, regents say
The Board of Regents will share “concrete next steps” next month aimed at investing the university’s endowment funds “in a way that contributes to the essential transition to a low carbon economy.”
January 21, 2021
Carbon commission leaders answer questions about draft report
The leaders of the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality gave an overview of their work and answered questions from the community as they finalize a proposed plan to set U-M on the path to net-zero emissions.
January 14, 2021
Discussions set for carbon neutrality draft recommendations
The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality and campus sustainability groups are convening multiple upcoming virtual events to discuss the commission’s draft recommendations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
August 11, 2020
Research teams explore campus culture, external partnerships
Two research teams involved with the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality are focused on collaborative approaches involving campus culture and communication, and external collaboration.
July 17, 2020
Gift offers faculty funding for efforts to slash emissions
A $5 million gift has established the Graham Sustainability Institute’s new Carbon Neutrality Acceleration Program, a program to support faculty research that will reduce carbon emissions.
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.