May 4, 2023
U-M has undertaken several strategies that advance its commitment to achieving carbon neutrality across the Dearborn, Flint and Ann Arbor campuses, including Athletics and Michigan Medicine.
February 9, 2023
The university’s Ann Arbor campus achieved two of its 2025 sustainability goals in 2022, reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 25% and applying 40% less chemicals to campus landscapes.
November 17, 2022
U-M is partnering with Delta Air Lines to help spur the availability and widespread adoption of sustainable aviation fuel and reduce lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions resulting from university-sponsored travel.
May 24, 2022
U-M recently joined the Better Climate Challenge, a program administered by the U.S. Department of Energy in which participating organizations set ambitious goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
March 24, 2022
The university announced steps toward procuring 100% renewable purchased power, plans for geothermal heating and cooling systems, and $10 million for LED lighting in approximately 100 buildings across all three campuses.
February 1, 2021
U-M released its annual fact sheet tracking performance toward its 2025 sustainability goals for the Ann Arbor campus, describing progress in most areas while noting the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 2, 2020
With the support of faculty and the $25 million, five-year Third Century Initiative, U-M students are learning about environmental science and sustainability by building thorough, thoughtful case studies.
January 22, 2020
U-M detailed progress toward its 2025 sustainability goals in healthy environments and community engagement, and highlighted initiatives ahead for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
April 10, 2018
Efforts by U-M in 2017 have resulted in significant progress toward the university’s 2025 campus sustainability goals, according to the annual Sustainability Progress Report.
February 20, 2017
Goal: Reduce U-M greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent below 2006 levels.Status: Slight reduction; 20 percent decrease needed. Goal: Decrease vehicle carbon output per passenger trip by 30 percent below 2006 levels.Status: On track; reduced vehicle carbon output by 15 percent per passenger trip. Goal: Reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills by 40 percent below 2006 levels.Status: Levels…