John DeCicco, a professor of practice within the Sustainable Systems field of study at SNRE and an expert on renewable energy, discussed fuel economy standards with Greenwire in the context of a second Obama administration.
The Erb Institute is offering a new prize for the best sustainable enterprise teaching cases published each year by the William Davidson Institute's Globalens division. Cases published by February 28, 2013 will be entered in this yearâ€™s competition.
In an interview with The Financial Times, SNRE Professor Andy Hoffman discusses the role that waste conservation is playing within companies as they pursue broader sustainability agendas.
â€œIn an age of plentiful and cheap resources you can afford to throw them out,â€ Hoffman is quoted in the story. â€œBut as the price and the scarcity starts to go up, capturing them and bringing them back will be critical.â€
The article, by Sarah Murray, is titled "The sustainable path to profit: donâ€™t throw out the rubbish."
It was great to see everyone earlier this fall at the Bryant Colloquium. I was overwhelmed by the generous spirit of the individuals who returned to Ann Arbor to gather in honor of Bunyan, and I was honored to be part of such an incredible event.
The School of Natural Resources and Environment today announced the 2012-14 Michigan cohort of Wyss Conservation Scholars. The Wyss Foundation supports two students each year at four different universities nationwide to recognize future leaders in nonprofit and public sector conservation, with a focus on the Western United States.
Forty master's and professional-degree students from eight schools and colleges at the University of Michigan, including 17 from the School of Natural Resources and Environment, are beginning the Dow Sustainability Fellows Program today, marking the first cohort of fellows in the $10 million program launched last spring.