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Carbon neutrality

UC research is paving the way for the university to meet its goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2025.

How UC is making cities more liveable during heat waves

Learn how UC is addressing “the greatest environmental and equity challenge facing California today" from V. Kelly Turner, director of Urban Environment Research at UCLA’s Luskin Center for Innovation and assistant professor at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs.

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How we can recycle CO2 to make eco-friendly concrete
That’s more than 1.5 billion metric tons of carbon a year — a big number. UCLA researchers saw the opportunity to do something about it.
Climate change makes catastrophic flood twice as likely, study shows
Increased runoff could lead to devastating landslides and debris flows — particularly in hilly areas burned by wildfires.
In 10 years, CRISPR transformed medicine. Can it now help us deal with climate change?
Edited crops could thrive in our changing climate, boosting crop yields and helping draw down excess carbon in the atmosphere.
California does not need to choose between post-pandemic economic growth and reducing carbon emissions
Green jobs in California will outpace nation by end of decade, analysis suggests.
UC’s sustainability policy covers all 10 campuses and five medical centers.


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The Carbon Neutrality Initiative commits UC to emitting net zero greenhouse gases from its buildings and vehicle fleet by 2025, something no other major university system has done.


Learn more about the Carbon Neutrality Initiative