November 19, 2019

Sustainability

  1. April 24, 2019

    New partners join Great Lakes research effort based at U-M

    The Cleveland Water Alliance and Lake Superior State, Michigan Technological and Wayne State universities have joined the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research’s regional consortium.

  2. April 9, 2019

    U-M to cut emissions through renewable-energy purchase from DTE Energy

    A plan for U-M to buy renewable energy through DTE Energy puts it on track to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and means about half of the Ann Arbor campus’ purchased electricity will come from Michigan-sourced renewable resources.

  3. April 9, 2019

    Schlissel discusses complexity of carbon neutrality goals

    President Mark Schlissel answered questions and listened to community members’ concerns Tuesday regarding the university’s effort to achieve carbon neutrality.

  4. April 8, 2019

    SEAS research scientist aims to unite art and science

    Sara Adlerstein, an associate research scientist in the School for Environment and Sustainability, ecology and art are very much connected. And navigating between these two disciplines in her dual interests of art and science revealed a possibility for using art as a tool for advancing change.

  5. March 28, 2019

    President reaffirms U-M commitment to achieving carbon neutrality

    President Mark Schlissel has reaffirmed the university’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality and thanked the U-M community for its longstanding support of sustainability.

  6. March 15, 2019

    Wege Lecture speaker calls for ‘stubborn optimism’ on climate change

    International climate leader Christiana Figueres delievered the 2019 Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability, addressing efforts to stem the increase in global temperature.

  7. March 12, 2019

    Carbon Neutrality Commission updates community at first town hall

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality updated the campus community on progress, took input, and laid the foundation for future public engagement during its first public town hall meeting.

  8. February 25, 2019

    A Q&A with Christiana Figueres

    Christiana Figueres, recognized as the architect of the historic 2015 Paris Climate Accord, answers questions about efforts to battle climate change.

  9. February 25, 2019

    Climate change leader Christiana Figueres to deliver Wege Lecture

    Christiana Figueres, a Costa Rican citizen recognized as the architect of the historic 2015 Paris Climate Accord, will deliver the School for Environment and Sustainability’s 2019 Wege Lecture on Sustainability.

  10. February 8, 2019

    How air conditioners could advance a renewable power grid

    A $2.9 million federal grant will help researchers at U-M determine if strategic control of air conditioners could improve the overall efficiency and reliability of the power grid.