Environment

  1. Truck noise in Southwest Detroit adds to public health concerns May 4, 2021
  2. 17-year cicadas and tree damage: U-M Botanical Gardens expert on what to expect from Brood X bugs May 3, 2021
  3. U-M task force launches with aim to help corporations act responsibly in politics and beyond April 29, 2021
  4. U-M biologist eager for arrival of Brood X cicadas, the sixth emergence of these noisy 17-year bugs in his lifetime April 23, 2021
  5. Biden climate pledge: U-M experts available to comment April 22, 2021
  6. Scrap to sustainable sheet metal: A $2M effort to overhaul automotive recycling April 20, 2021
  7. Water scarcity footprint reveals impacts of individual dietary choices in US April 15, 2021
  8. Private sector action may be linchpin to conservative support on climate change April 12, 2021
  9. U-M discontinues investments in the largest contributors to greenhouse gases March 25, 2021
  10. U-M carbon neutrality commission submits final recommendations March 18, 2021
  11. New crowdsourced project to digitize Michigan lake and fish records, looking for climate trends March 17, 2021
  12. Toxic Substances Control Act: U-M researcher discusses March 15, 2021
  13. U-M to host 18th Peter M. Wege Lecture featuring a conversation with Naomi Klein about the climate crisis March 3, 2021
  14. Indian agriculture: Groundwater depletion could reduce winter cropped acreage significantly in years ahead February 24, 2021
  15. U-M Carbon Neutrality Acceleration Program awards $1.75M in grants to seven research projects February 19, 2021
  16. Release of nutrients from lake-bottom sediments worsens Lake Erie’s annual ‘dead zone,’ could intensify as climate warms February 19, 2021
  17. Biodiversity protects bee communities from disease, U-M study concludes February 12, 2021
  18. Fractured Indian glacier triggers flash flood: U-M experts available to discuss February 9, 2021
  19. Virtual conference CO2 emissions quantified in new study February 1, 2021
  20. Dow Sustainability Fellows Program extended at U-M through 2023 January 25, 2021