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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.
Moving beyond the 'fuel du jour'
Alternative fuel hype delivers excitement but not sales. A UC Davis professor examines what a massive shift to low-carbon vehicles will take.
UCLA researchers turn carbon dioxide into sustainable concrete
"Upcycling" greenhouse gases into new building materials could be a climate game changer.
Wildfire emissions worse in polluted areas
UC Riverside study shows plants grown in poor air release more pollutants when burned than biomass in purer areas.
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