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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 environmental justice league
UC Carbon Neutrality Initiative student fellow Neda Ibrahim establishes a campus collective focused on community-driven, equity-based climate solutions.
New UC Center for Climate Justice launches
The new center seeks not only to address the root causes of climate change, but also the broad range of associated social, racial and environmental injustices.
Could California put solar panels on top of canals?
Scientists at UC Merced and UC Santa Cruz are exploring a potential project to combine renewable energy with water conservation.
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