October 19, 2019

climate change

  1. 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.

  2. August 19, 2019

    Guidelines aim to slow spread of fake climate change news on Facebook

    U-M researchers are working to shed light on a potential solution to this problem of fake news about climate change — especially on Facebook.

  3. 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.

  4. March 15, 2019

    Wege Lecture speaker calls for ‘stubborn optimism’ on climate change

    International climate leader Christiana Figueres delievered the 2019 Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability, addressing efforts to stem the increase in global temperature.

  5. February 25, 2019

    A Q&A with Christiana Figueres

    Christiana Figueres, recognized as the architect of the historic 2015 Paris Climate Accord, answers questions about efforts to battle climate change.

  6. February 25, 2019

    Climate change leader Christiana Figueres to deliver Wege Lecture

    Christiana Figueres, a Costa Rican citizen recognized as the architect of the historic 2015 Paris Climate Accord, will deliver the School for Environment and Sustainability’s 2019 Wege Lecture on Sustainability.

  7. February 4, 2019

    University launches Commission on Carbon Neutrality

    U-M is moving toward its goal of carbon neutrality with the selection of the core team that will recommend how to get there, as well as develop strategies that can be used by other institutions and communities.

  8. December 11, 2018

    Nine U-M students, faculty member attending U.N. climate summit

    Nine U-M students and a faculty member are attending this month’s COP 24 summit in Poland, observing the conference to discuss and coordinate the fight against climate change.

  9. May 2, 2016

    Climate-adaptation plans long on ideas, short on details, priorities

    A new study shows local communities are good at developing strategies to combat the harmful effects of climate change, but often fail to prioritize their goals or to provide implementation details.

  10. April 25, 2016

    Climate change: What makes us care?

    It’s been argued that how much we know about climate change is unrelated to how much we care about addressing it. But focusing primarily on cultural drivers, takes us on a path that misses critical characteristics of knowledge, according to a U-M study.