Planet Blue: Sustainability at the University of Michigan

JANUARY 2016

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Blogs from U-M sustainability experts

Find out what experts from across U-M have to say about energy, the environment, and other sustainability related topics. The Conversation blog has received international praise as an independent source of news and views from academic and research communities.

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Sunset in Paris, France

Bringing the Paris climate talks back to Ann Arbor

The evening will begin with an overview of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, a summary of what was and was not accomplished in Paris, and perspectives from student delegates.
Thursday, January 22, 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM.

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Mackinac Bridge

Milliken: "Seek alternatives to Straits pipeline"

The Former Governor of Michigan cites University of Michigan research in this plea for caution and urgency in evaluating the underwater pipelines in the Mackinac Straits.
Click here for a computer simulation (video) and additional resources about the pipeline

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University of Michigan Green Career Fair

U-M Green Career Fair

The 2nd annual U-M Green Career Fair is a campus-wide, environmental and sustainability career fair in SNRE's Dana Building! Employers from all sectors will be recruiting for internships and jobs: January 19, 1-5 PM.
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Recovery Park Farms

U-M and Dow partner to create future sustainability leaders

The  Dow Sustainability Fellows program is preparing U-M engineering, urban planning, public health, public policy, business, natural resources and education students to use holistic thinking to address complex  and societal problems.

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Asian Carp in the Great Lakes

U-M researcher's computer model raises concern for Asian Carp in the Great Lakes

Hongyan Zhang at the Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research (CILER) and colleagues from other American and Canadian research institutions created a food-web model to examine the likely impacts of bighead and silver carp in Lake Erie.

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