May 25, 2020

Sustainability

  1. May 20, 2020

    Graham grants support applied science, collaborative research

    From beetles to bikes, four projects newly funded by the Graham Sustainability Institute’s catalyst grant program share a common purpose: applying faculty expertise to solve real-world challenges.

  2. May 12, 2020

    Research group looks to encourage energy conservation

    Buildings accounted for 98.5 percent of total Ann Arbor campus energy use during fiscal year 2019, and one U-M research team has been exploring ways to better enable energy efficiency projects in existing buildings.

  3. March 12, 2020

    Original Earth Day organizers come together 50 years later

    Six former members of the U-M student organization that established the original Teach-In on the Environment in 1970 reconvened 50 years later for a panel discussion.

  4. December 2, 2019

    Carbon panel exploring methane leakage, indirect emissions

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality is pushing ahead with efforts on methane leakage, indirect carbon emissions and other initiatives in its ongoing effort to guide U-M toward carbon neutrality.

  5. October 23, 2019

    Chemistry’s green future takes root at UM-Flint

    While government agencies work to remediate PFAS in the environment, professors at UM-Flint are training the next generation of chemists to avoid making similar mistakes through an innovative subfield called Green Chemistry. 

  6. September 25, 2019

    Commission co-chairs: Climate change solutions need broad commitment

    Successfully tackling the problem of climate change will require help from all areas of the U-M community, say the co-chairs of the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality.

  7. September 17, 2019

    Commission on Carbon Neutrality internal analysis teams

    The U-M President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality’s eight internal analysis teams, and their respective leads.

  8. September 9, 2019

    Freight Farm gives U-M fresh produce, sustainability data

    The Freight Farm, which sits on U-M’s Campus Farm, is a 320-square-foot recycled shipping container outfitted with 256 columns that can grow plants ranging from veggies to flowers.

  9. August 27, 2019

    Biological Sciences Building certified as LEED Gold

    The Biological Sciences Building has earned certification as a LEED Gold building by the U.S. Green Building Council.

  10. August 9, 2019

    Team led by U-M selected to manage national estuary research

    A team led by U-M has been awarded a five-year, $20 million cooperative agreement to help oversee research at a nationwide network of 29 coastal reserves.