climate action

  1. November 8, 2023

    Study focuses on decarbonizing light-duty transportation

    U-M researchers have found that meeting greenhouse gas emissions goals for light-duty vehicles — passenger vehicles such as cars and trucks — is possible, but not just by increasing EV sales.

  2. October 3, 2023

    U-M publishes second annual climate action report

    The university has released its second annual climate action report, which includes high-level statistics related to sustainable operations and campus involvement, and overviews of various initiatives and next steps.

  3. June 27, 2023

    SEAS names inaugural director of sustainable climate action engagement

    Liesl Eichler Clark will be U-M’s first director of sustainable climate action engagement, leading an initiative to link the university’s expanding sustainability research, collaborations and engagement with external partners.

  4. May 4, 2023

    U-M reports on ‘green bonds,’ updates sustainability dashboards

    U-M has undertaken several strategies that advance its commitment to achieving carbon neutrality across the Dearborn, Flint and Ann Arbor campuses, including Athletics and Michigan Medicine.

  5. March 14, 2023

    Wege lecturer Mary Robinson ties climate crisis to injustice

    Addressing the world’s climate crisis requires a people-centered approach that elevates positive climate work and connects climate change with injustice, Mary Robinson said during the Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability.

  6. January 12, 2023

    VP Harris comes to U-M urging involvement in climate fight

    Vice President Kamala Harris encouraged a U-M crowd packed with students dedicated to climate and environmental justice to “help people get excited about all the opportunities that will open up in the midst of crisis.”

  7. 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.

  8. February 23, 2022

    Wege speaker: Everyone has a role in saving the planet

    For the environmental movement to be effective, it must be something that everyone participates in, marine biologist and climate policy expert Ayana Elizabeth Johnson says.

  9. February 3, 2022

    University is a co-founder of Midwest Climate Collaborative

    U-M has joined more than 25 universities, nonprofit organizations, corporations and local governments in founding the Midwest Climate Collaborative, which aims to develop a cohesive Midwest response to the climate crisis.

  10. November 8, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.