U-M wins zero-waste award in national RecycleMania
The University of Michigan was a top-ranked university in the 2020 RecycleMania competition, placing first in the large-campus division for zero waste. The SEAS Dana building was selected as one of five “high-achieving” buildings on campus.
“Energy efficient lights conserve 18 million kilowatt-hours over four years.” The GW Hatchet
Four years after officials first piloted LED lights in Amsterdam Hall, officials said GW has saved enough energy to power more than 2,000 homes for a year. University spokeswoman Crystal Nosal said the University’s use of energy-efficient lights has saved 18 million kilowatt-hours over the past four
Rosina Bierbaum Addresses 57th Global Environment Facility Council of Countries
Rosina Bierbaum (2nd from left), Chair of the Science and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) addressed the 57th Council of Countries this week in Washington, DC. Professor Bierbaum explained how new science warns that the confluence of accelerating climate
“Why climate activists and U-M administrators clashed over plans for carbon neutrality.” Planet Detroit
Photo via Climate Action Movement at the University of Michigan By Miriam Francisco In 2011, the University of Michigan announced its intention to cut carbon emissions by 25 percent by 2025. But seven years later, carbon emission reduction had stalled at just 5 percent. So after U-M President Mark