September 23, 2022
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.
February 23, 2022
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.
February 3, 2022
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.
November 8, 2021
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
May 4, 2021
Approximately half of the purchased electricity for U-M’s Ann Arbor campus will soon come from Michigan-sourced renewable resources, largely due to the launch of three new wind-energy parks.
March 11, 2021
The climate justice movement has helped to shape the agenda of the Biden administration, and it’s a testament to the power of organizing, Naomi Klein said during the 2021 Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability.
October 1, 2020
U-M is partnering with approximately 20 other higher education institutions, nonprofits and local governments to kick off the Midwest Climate Summit, a virtual series of keynotes, panels and workshops throughout the fall.
January 13, 2020
Jalonne L. White-Newsome will deliver the 30th annual Health Sciences 2020 MLK Lecture focusing on the intersection of climate change, health and racial equity.
September 25, 2019
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.
May 1, 2019
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.