December 14, 2019

Sustainability

  1. 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.

  2. 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. 

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. July 12, 2019

    Large harmful algal bloom predicted for western Lake Erie

    U-M researchers and their partners are forecasting that western Lake Erie will experience a significant harmful algal bloom this summer.

  9. June 13, 2019

    Student Move-Out results in 12.5 tons of goods donated locally

    U-M donated more than 12.5 tons of clothing, bedding, household goods and food to organizations benefiting Ann Arbor and surrounding communities after Student Move-Out.

  10. May 22, 2019

    U-M buildings receive statewide awards for energy reduction

    Three buildings on U-M’s Ann Arbor campus have earned recognition for reducing energy in 2018 through a competition hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council of West Michigan.