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Autonomous Vehicles Now Delivering Food Using Bike Lanes

by Grace Jensen The REV-1, an innovative electric autonomous vehicle designed to act more like a bicycle than a car, is already delivering for two Ann Arbor restaurants. Designed and built by startup Refraction AI (founded by University of Michigan professors Matthew Johnson-Roberson and Ram Vasudevan), the REV-1 is different from other autonomous delivery vehicles

Addressing Climate Change with Jonathan Overpeck

Professor Jonathan Overpeck is an interdisciplinary climate scientist and the Samuel A. Graham Dean of the School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan. How is Michigan being affected by climate change relative to other parts of the U.S.? Climate change presents both opportunities and challenges. People in other parts of the country

Environmental Groups present Policy Roadmap

Addressing climate change through clean energy among top priorities The Michigan League of Conservation Voters and the Michigan Environmental Council presented the 2019-2022 Environmental Roadmap to the Whitmer administration and State legislators laying out policy recommendations to protect Michigan’s water, air, and natural resources. Twenty environmental organizations in Michigan signed on to the Roadmap. With

Sustaining Ann Arbor Together Grant Program

The City of Ann Arbor’s new Office of Sustainability and Innovation has initiated a grant program to help neighborhood groups develop, fund, and complete small scale projects that advance the City’s Sustainability Framework goals.