Sustainability

  1. October 14, 2021

    Climate solutions need to focus on human beings, McCarthy says

    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.

  2. October 13, 2021

    Energy-conserving windows installed at Oxford Houses

    Approximately 16,000 square feet of replacement windows at Oxford Houses student-housing facility are expected to significantly reduce energy use and save heating and cooling costs.

  3. October 12, 2021

    Latest survey on sustainability going out to campus community

    More than 20,000 U-M students and 7,000 faculty and staff members across the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses will be surveyed about sustainability and carbon neutrality in October as part of an ongoing initiative.

  4. October 11, 2021

    UM-Flint partners with city on sustainability goals for the future

    United in a common mission of improving sustainability efforts in Flint and the region, UM-Flint and the city of Flint are joining forces to help the community combat the effects of climate change.

  5. October 11, 2021

    Student-run investment fund targets early-stage climate tech firms

    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.

  6. October 7, 2021

    SEAS receives $11M gift to expand environmental justice work

    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.

  7. September 23, 2021

    Scenes from a rainy Earthfest

    Rain or shine, U-M’s Earthfest goes on. The annual celebration of all things sustainability at the university drew visitors to the Diag Sept. 23, despite the wet and chilly weather.

  8. September 9, 2021

    On the Agenda: Global climate change and U-M’s path forward

    President Mark Schlissel outlines U-M’s approach to help limit the severity of climate change, while advancing innovative solutions on campus, in the community and across the planet.

  9. July 16, 2021

    Central Power Plant expansion cleaning, testing begins July 19

    Central Power Plant personnel and contractors will begin cleaning and testing new equipment starting July 19. The process is expected to last up to two weeks, and may generate temporary noise and visible steam at the ground level.

  10. May 26, 2021

    U-M launches Planet Blue Global Impact websites

    A new series of websites, collectively known as Planet Blue Global Impact, highlight the university’s research, engagement and leadership across an array of sustainability topics.