climate change

  1. October 14, 2021

    Climate solutions need to focus on human beings, McCarthy says

    In order to motivate people to address climate change, it should be addressed in “human terms,” National Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy said during the Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability.

  2. October 12, 2021

    Federal funding extends Great Lakes research, engagement

    Researchers at U-M and Michigan State University have been awarded $5.4 million from the federal government to continue studying climate change and variability risks in the larger Great Lakes region.

  3. October 11, 2021

    UM-Flint partners with city on sustainability goals for the future

    United in a common mission of improving sustainability efforts in Flint and the region, UM-Flint and the city of Flint are joining forces to help the community combat the effects of climate change.

  4. September 9, 2021

    On the Agenda: Global climate change and U-M’s path forward

    President Mark Schlissel outlines U-M’s approach to help limit the severity of climate change, while advancing innovative solutions on campus, in the community and across the planet.

  5. March 11, 2021

    Wege lecturer urges inclusive, expansive climate change support

    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.

  6. April 30, 2020

    Some climate models provide high projections of future warming

    A new study from U-M climate researchers concludes that some climate models may be overly sensitive to carbon dioxide increases and therefore project future warming that is unrealistically high.

  7. March 30, 2020

    COVID-19 pandemic disrupts U-M research projects far and wide

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, a wide variety of U-M research projects are feeling the effects. Here are just a few of those individual researchers who have been affected.

  8. February 27, 2020

    Teach-out walks learners through reality of climate change

    U-M is offering a free learning opportunity, “Melting Ice Rising Seas Teach-Out,” beginning March 2. The self-guided experience will walk learners through the reality of climate change.

  9. February 24, 2020

    U-M to celebrate role in first Earth Day, address ever-urgent crisis

    U-M is commemorating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day campuswide, highlighting the history of the environmental movement at U-M and elevating the need to address climate change.

  10. October 29, 2019

    Teaching about climate needs to empower students toward change

    U-M professor Meghan Duffy says it’s not enough to teach students about climate change — research suggests they believe it is a genuine problem — they must also be empowered to find solutions.