1. May 16, 2024

    University proceeds with plan for campus solar power projects

    U-M is moving ahead with plans to construct on-campus solar power installations with a capacity of 25 megawatts across all three campuses, hiring Houston-based Radial Power to design and build them.

  2. May 10, 2024

    Grants awarded to student-centered sustainability projects

    Two Student Life Sustainability programs have awarded more than $120,000 to 27 unique sustainability projects this academic year.

  3. May 8, 2024

    A leap toward carbon neutrality, CO2 to methanol

    U-M researchers have developed a catalyst material known as cobalt phthalocyanine that converts carbon dioxide — a significant driver of climate change — into renewable fuels such as methanol.

  4. May 2, 2024

    More local officials see relevance of electric vehicle planning

    Local officials across Michigan increasingly view electric vehicle infrastructure planning as relevant for their governments, though many cite too few public charging stations and costs associated with adding them as barriers.

  5. April 29, 2024

    Chatas: U-M will be a ‘living lab’ for environmental stewardship

    In the final Michigan Minds podcast highlighting key impact areas of Vision 2034, Geoff Chatas, executive vice president and chief financial officer, discusses climate action, sustainability and environmental justice.

  6. April 25, 2024

    Wege Lecturer says effective climate action is fueled by hope

    One of the most important things people can do to address climate change is talk about it, climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe said during the Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability.

  7. April 22, 2024

    Survey explores perceptions of large-scale solar projects

    Among residents living within three miles of large-scale solar energy developments, positive attitudes about the projects outnumbered negative attitudes by a nearly 3-to-1 margin, according to a new survey.

  8. April 22, 2024

    Climate change will boost value of rooftop solar panels, study shows

    Climate change will increase the future value of residential rooftop solar panels across the United States by up to 19% by the end of the century, according to a new study led by U-M researchers.

  9. April 16, 2024

    Students turn fallen campus trees into public tables

    Storm-damaged trees and others from across U-M are being turned into new, functional campus furniture, thanks to the work of associate professor Joseph Trumpey and his students.

  10. April 15, 2024

    Climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe to deliver Wege Lecture

    Climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe will deliver the Wege Lecture on Sustainability on April 24. Hayhoe’s talk will focus on “New Climate Solutions and Galvanizing for Action.”