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Beyond Carbon Neutral Workshop Summary

By | May 2nd, 2017|News|

Faculty from across the university are pursuing a multitude of research projects as part of the University of Michigan Energy Institute’s Beyond Carbon Neutral initiative. This spring’s faculty workshop offered more than forty researchers a chance to learn about new research results from the project’s first-round seed grant recipients, half of whom have either published results or have results in the publication pipeline. Research shared at the workshop encompassed the three major themes of the BCN initiative: technology, the biosphere, and human systems

A collaboration of scientists has developed one of the first models to assign a dollar value to the loss or gain of species in an ecosystem.

By | April 5th, 2017|News|

The new work offers an economic argument for preserving biodiversity. The findings were published April 5 in Science Advances. The lead author of the paper is Bruce Hungate of Northern Arizona University. University of Michigan ecologist Bradley Cardinale is a co-author.

Racing against the clock, UM scientists look for new ways to remove carbon dioxide from atmosphere

By | February 9th, 2017|News|

from Michigan Radio

According to NASA, 2016 was the warmest year since record-keeping began in 1880. It was the third straight year to break the record for global average temperatures. Around the world, governments, businesses and individuals are taking steps to reverse this trend.

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