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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
March 28, 2019
President reaffirms U-M commitment to achieving carbon neutrality
President Mark Schlissel has reaffirmed the university’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality and thanked the U-M community for its longstanding support of sustainability.