University Of Michigan OKs ‘Net Zero’ Carbon Emission PlanThe University of Michigan announced a plan Thursday to achieve “net zero” carbon footprint status for its $12.5 billion endowment by 2050 through measures including shifting away from investment in fossil fuels and toward renewable energy.
Asthma Patients Could Slash Their Carbon Footprint By Switching To 'Greener' Inhalers Asthma sufferers could sharply reduce their carbon footprint by swapping commonly used inhalers for "greener" alternatives, a study from the University of Cambridge has found.
Meijer Claims One Of North America's Largest All-Clean Diesel FleetsThe Grand Rapids-based retailer Meijer Inc. Monday announced that it's operating one of the largest all-clean diesel fleets in North America.
The Local Food Myth: Why Locavores May Be Getting It WrongHitching health and greener planet hopes to the local food movement? You may want to reconsider.
CMU Getting Greener With Energy Efficiency StepsCentral Michigan University’s carbon footprint has been decreasing on a "rapid basis," according to LeRoy Barnes, CMU utilities engineer, since the school began taking conservation methods to reduce electricity consumption and conserve natural gas in 2008.
Detroit Jazz Festival, DTE Energy Foundation Enhance Greening ProgramFor the fourth consecutive year, the Detroit Jazz Festival and its sponsors, -- Chrysler, the DTE Energy Foundation and Recycle Detroit -- are continuing their green efforts, designed to reduce the carbon footprint of the Labor Day weekend event by recycling and reducing waste.
Ford Expands Program for Measuring Suppliers' Carbon FootprintFord Motor Co. said this week that it has more than tripled the size of its program to understand and measure suppliers' carbon footprint.