Environment

  1. U-M survey finds interest among communities in sustainability, energy collaborations September 30, 2020
  2. Mirror-like photovoltaics get more electricity out of heat September 21, 2020
  3. Western wildfires: U-M experts available to comment September 11, 2020
  4. More than $5M to improve solar storm forecasts September 1, 2020
  5. Hurricane Laura: U-M experts available to comment August 26, 2020
  6. Staying green during a pandemic: U-M dining halls to feature compostable takeout containers August 26, 2020
  7. How cold was the ice age? Researchers now know August 26, 2020
  8. Plastics, waste and recycling: It’s not just a packaging problem August 25, 2020
  9. Global forest restoration and the importance of empowering local communities August 24, 2020
  10. Magnitude-3.2 western Lake Erie earthquake: U-M experts available August 22, 2020
  11. North American cold-climate forests are already absorbing less carbon, study shows August 17, 2020
  12. Fragmented forests: Tree cover, urban sprawl both increased in Southeast Michigan over the past 30 years August 10, 2020
  13. Homes of wealthy Americans have carbon footprints 25% higher than lower-income residences July 20, 2020
  14. Michigan coyotes: What’s for dinner depends on what the neighbors are having July 20, 2020
  15. Simultaneous, reinforcing policy failures led to Flint water crisis, providing lessons during pandemic July 13, 2020
  16. Moderate summer harmful algal bloom predicted for western Lake Erie July 9, 2020
  17. U-M’s Advanced Transportation Hub announces funding to 8 promising mobility projects July 8, 2020
  18. Climate warming increases Asian carp threat to Lake Michigan by offsetting quagga mussel ‘ecological barrier’ July 7, 2020
  19. Tiny brains, big surprise: Eavesdropping wasps gain insights about fighting abilities of potential rivals June 25, 2020
  20. Slightly smaller-than-average 2020 ‘dead zone’ predicted for Chesapeake Bay June 17, 2020