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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.
Drop in pandemic CO2 emissions previews world of electric vehicles
A UC Berkeley sensing network shows a 25 percent drop in Bay Area CO2 levels immediately after shelter-in-place.
California cities doing the most on climate action
California is leading the way on emission cuts, and it's no coincidence its leading cities feature UC campuses.
UCs top Sierra magazine's ‘Cool Schools’ rankings
UC Irvine takes the top spot with five other UC campuses in the top 30 of the Sierra Club’s sustainable schools list.
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