June 18, 2021

President's Commission on Carbon Neutrality

  1. May 20, 2021

    U-M commits to carbon neutrality universitywide

    President Mark Schlissel has announced U-M will achieve carbon neutrality across all emissions scopes, outlining a series of commitments that place sustainability at the center of the university’s mission.

  2. May 4, 2021

    University sourcing electricity from new wind parks

    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.

  3. March 25, 2021

    U-M shifts strategy for natural resources investments

    The university’s investment strategy will focus more on renewable energy, stop investing in certain fossil fuel-based funds and halt direct investments in publicly traded companies that are the largest greenhouse gas contributors.

  4. March 25, 2021

    Schlissel highlights final carbon neutrality commission report

    On the heels of the release of the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality’s final report, President Mark Schlissel expects to announce soon the university’s next steps toward achieving net-zero emissions.

  5. March 18, 2021

    Carbon neutrality commission submits final report and recommendations

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality has submitted its final report and recommendations for U-M to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across all three campuses.

  6. January 21, 2021

    Carbon commission leaders answer questions about draft report

    The leaders of the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality gave an overview of their work and answered questions from the community as they finalize a proposed plan to set U-M on the path to net-zero emissions.

  7. January 14, 2021

    Discussions set for carbon neutrality draft recommendations

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality and campus sustainability groups are convening multiple upcoming virtual events to discuss the commission’s draft recommendations.

  8. December 17, 2020

    Carbon neutrality commission releases draft recommendations

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, charged with recommending strategies for U-M to achieve net-zero emissions, has released its preliminary draft recommendations for public comment through Jan. 26.

  9. December 11, 2020

    Carbon neutrality commission draft recommendations to be released Dec. 17

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, charged with recommending strategies for U-M to achieve net-zero emissions, expects to release a draft of its recommendations Dec. 17. Comments will be accepted through Jan. 22.

  10. October 21, 2020

    Carbon accounting group quantifies U-M emissions

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality’s carbon accounting subgroup focuses on bringing together otherwise disparate emissions data — U-M energy sources, the commission’s internal analysis teams, and utility firms.