School for Environment and Sustainability
October 26, 2021
Peter Reich, a renowned expert in forest ecology, has been named director of the Institute for Global Change Biology at the School for Environment and Sustainability.
October 14, 2021
In order to motivate people to address climate change, it should be addressed in “human terms,” National Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy said during the Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability.
October 12, 2021
Researchers at U-M and Michigan State University have been awarded $5.4 million from the federal government to continue studying climate change and variability risks in the larger Great Lakes region.
October 11, 2021
U-M students and faculty have launched a student-run investment fund targeting early-stage climate tech companies that aim to make a real difference on climate change.
October 7, 2021
The NorthLight Foundation and Dan and Sheryl Tishman are giving more than $11.12 million to help the School for Environment and Sustainability expand its environmental justice efforts and impact at a pivotal time for social justice.
October 4, 2021
Gina McCarthy, the country’s first national climate adviser, will deliver the 19th annual Wege Lecture on Sustainability on Oct. 14. The virtual event at noon is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
August 30, 2021
The Record asked schools and colleges to share some aspect of the coming year they’d like to highlight, within the context of moving on after the pandemic’s restrictions.
June 1, 2021
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.
April 29, 2021
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.
March 11, 2021
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.