February 20, 2020

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

  1. June 16, 2014

    If global warming is real, why was it so snowy last winter?

    More Americans view global warming by what they see outside their windows and not scientific evidence, according to a University of Michigan survey.

  2. June 4, 2014

    Fracking rare in Michigan but still generates concern, survey shows

    An estimated 6 percent of Michigan’s local jurisdictions report fracking operations or activity to expand them, but the topic generates significantly more debate, a U-M survey finds.

  3. March 28, 2014

    Public support wanes for state climate change policies

    Public support for some state climate change policies such as increasing fossil fuel taxes has significantly declined in the past five years, according to a University of Michigan survey.

  4. February 7, 2014

    U-M poll: Detroit bankruptcy was the right decision

    Despite concerns about Detroit’s bankruptcy, 56 percent of local government officials in Michigan said it was the right thing to do, according to a poll by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

  5. October 25, 2013

    New U-M website traces history of global human rights standards

    A U-M expert on global human rights policy has launched a new website that explores the development of human rights standards and advocacy, and provides a valuable resource for students, instructors, researchers and advocates.