June 18, 2021

School for Environment and Sustainability

  1. June 1, 2021

    Partnership aims to help drive equity in clean energy industry

    The Energy Equity Project — a partnership among SEAS and the Energy and Joyce foundations — will create the first standardized tool for collecting and tracking data to improve equity in clean energy policies, programs and investments.

  2. April 29, 2021

    U-M task force aims to help corporations act responsibly

    Corporations like to make statements about their responsibility to society, but follow-through is sometimes lacking. The Erb Institute has launched an effort to bridge that gap.

  3. 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.

  4. March 3, 2021

    2021 Wege Lecture to feature conversation with Naomi Klein

    The School for Environment and Sustainability’s 18th Peter M. Wege Lecture on March 10 will feature a virtual conversation with journalist, columnist and author Naomi Klein.

  5. February 22, 2021

    Release of nutrients worsens Lake Erie’s annual ‘dead zone’

    Robotic laboratories on the bottom of Lake Erie have revealed that the muddy sediments there release nearly as much phosphorus into the surrounding waters as enters the lake’s central basin each year from rivers and tributaries.

  6. January 25, 2021

    XR Initiative funds 13 new extended reality projects

    The university’s XR Initiative is funding 13 new XR Innovation projects that work with faculty to develop course content using commercially available extended reality authoring platforms.

  7. 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.

  8. October 20, 2020

    University to launch several new anti-racism initiatives

    U-M will launch several new anti-racism initiatives, and enhance a number of existing ones, as part of a national reckoning on race and as deep-rooted structural inequities in American life have been magnified.

  9. October 1, 2020

    U-M joins universities, nonprofits, governments at Midwest Climate Summit

    U-M is partnering with approximately 20 other higher education institutions, nonprofits and local governments to kick off the Midwest Climate Summit, a virtual series of keynotes, panels and workshops throughout the fall.

  10. September 8, 2020

    Virtual Earthfest 2020 to celebrate sustainability at U-M

    The week of Sept. 14-18 marks the 25th anniversary of Earthfest, U-M’s annual fall event celebrating sustainability initiatives across U-M that this year will encompass a series of virtual events and activities.