Climate Action

U-M’s climate action goals focus on pursuing energy efficiency and fiscally-responsible energy sourcing strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions toward long-term carbon neutrality.
2025 Goal
Reduce U-M greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent below 2006 levels.
reduction in greenhouse gas emissions
2025 Goal
Decrease vehicle carbon output per passenger trip by 30 percent below 2006 levels.
reduction in vehicle carbon output per passenger trip
Other Highlights
Renewable energy purchase agreement

U-M finalized an agreement to buy renewable energy through DTE Energy that will result in about half of the purchased electricity for the Ann Arbor campus coming from Michigan-sourced wind energy. 

Bicycle friendly university

In October 2019, U-M was recertified as a Bicycle Friendly University in recognition of the institution’s achievements in promoting and enabling safe, accessible bicycling on campus.

For more information about U-M’s sustainability goals, visit the Office of Campus Sustainability.