April 30, 2020
Replacing half of all animal-based foods in the U.S. diet with plant-based alternatives could reduce climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions 1.6 billion metric tons by 2030, according to a new study.
February 25, 2020
As part of the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, a team of students and faculty is evaluating U-M’s food system with an eye toward quantifying and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
February 14, 2020
A new U-M study on washing dishes shows that the manual two-basin method is associated with fewer greenhouse gas emissions than machine dishwashing and the “running tap” method.
April 9, 2019
A plan for U-M to buy renewable energy through DTE Energy puts it on track to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and means about half of the Ann Arbor campus’ purchased electricity will come from Michigan-sourced renewable resources.
March 28, 2019
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.