Carbon Neutrality Initiative

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Measuring plastic's impact on our air

Researchers determine the extent to which plastic contributes to climate change. It's a lot.

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Usurp the burp: How seaweed can help curb cow burps (and their emissions)

UC agricultural and marine scientists fight one of the state's biggest sources of methane: cow burps.

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Are you part of the ‘Coolest UC Campus’?

Help your school win the title of ‘coolest’ by signing up for the April 1-26 Cool Campus Challenge.

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How quickly we normalize extreme weather

Two billion tweets provide a glimpse into how we perceive our changing climate.

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Student activism pushes UC toward a carbon-free future

As UC's sustainability goals become increasingly ambitious, the entire community is pitching in.

Free shipping

The true cost of free shipping

Online shopping isn’t helping the climate-change fight — but there are simple solutions.

Southern Ocean storm

Oceans have absorbed 60 percent more heat than previously thought

Scripps researchers use oxygen, carbon dioxide measurements to infer ocean temperature increase.

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UC makes bold commitment to 100 percent clean electricity

The university pledges to transition to clean energy by 2025.

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UC named a national leader in renewable energy

For the second year in a row, the EPA recognizes the University of California with a Green Power Leadership Award.

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How we can recycle CO2 to make eco-friendly concrete

UCLA researchers take aim at a surprisingly large source of greenhouse gas emissions: concrete.

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