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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 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.
The technologies that could solve California’s droughts
Policies, and especially attitudes toward water, will have to shift as climate change makes drought more severe, says urban planning professor David Feldman.
The archaic law stopping climate activists from keeping oil in the ground
Allowing conservationists to bid on public resources — held to a “use it or lose it” standard — could be a game-changer, experts say.
Berkeley Lab scientists in international climate report point to urgent need to cut emissions
The report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says we must act soon, says Berkeley Lab scientist and contributor Charles Koven.
UC’s sustainability policy covers all 10 campuses and five medical centers.

Learn more about sustainability at UC

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