1. October 12, 2015

    Survey shows sustainability knowledge not translating to action

    U-M community members report increased sustainability knowledge in a new survey, but there is considerable room for improvement with regard to environmentally responsible behaviors.

  2. September 23, 2015

    U-M releases final report on high-volume hydraulic fracturing in Michigan

    U-M researchers have released the final version of a report analyzing policy options for the state of Michigan regarding high-volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

  3. September 16, 2015

    $3M to aid study of Detroit River phosphorus, green infrastructure

    A $3 million grant from the Erb Family Foundation will allow the U-M Water Center to study the Detroit River’s contributions to Lake Erie algae blooms.

  4. September 14, 2015

    EarthFest’s Party for the Planet set for Thursday

    The campus community is invited to join the annual “Party for the Planet” at EarthFest on Thursday on the Central Campus Diag.

  5. September 11, 2015

    University climbs to gold rating for sustainability performance

    U-M’s sustainability performance has moved up to a gold rating by the international Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System.

  6. August 11, 2015

    U-M part of new network to build sustainable, livable cities

    U-M is one of nine research universities in a new international effort, funded by a $12 million National Science Foundation award, to build better cities of the future.

  7. July 15, 2015

    All Michigan Dining facilities certified as Platinum for sustainability

    Michigan Dining is the first department on the Ann Arbor campus to have all of its facilities achieve the university’s Platinum-level certification for sustainability.

  8. July 9, 2015

    Report shows personal weather observations guide global warming views

    A new survey indicates global warming skeptics, as well as those who believe it is occurring, cite personal weather observations as a key reason for their views.

  9. July 9, 2015

    U-M, partners predict severe harmful algal bloom for Lake Erie

    U-M researchers and their colleagues predict the 2015 western Lake Erie harmful algal bloom season will be among the most severe in recent years.

  10. June 23, 2015

    Below-average ‘dead zone’ predicted for Chesapeake Bay in 2015

    A U-M researcher and his colleagues are forecasting a slightly below-average but still significant “dead zone” this summer in the Chesapeake Bay, the nation’s largest estuary.