Carbon Neutrality Initiative

UC's top 10 stories of 2015

From expanding enrollment to tackling climate change, 2015 was a big year for the University of California.

Cool Campus Challenge

Cool Campus Challenge crowns a winner

UC Irvine emerged victorious after a tight race to the finish in the first Cool Campus Challenge.

Anthony Barnosky and Elizabeth Hadly

Dire climate forecast inspires upbeat film for a warmer ‘Tomorrow’

A paper on climate change by UC Berkeley professor Anthony Barnosky inspired the new film "Demain." 

View over Paris at sunset

UC brings California’s climate change message to Paris

All eyes will be on Paris next week as the nations of the world come together to negotiate the future of the planet at the 2015 UN Climate Conference (COP-21), and California will be at the table.

UC Merced student works on campus sustainability

UC joins campuses across the country on White House Climate Pledge

UC President Napolitano, together with all 10 UC chancellors, joined the White House and universities around the country in urging world leaders to take decisive action on climate change.

community gardeners

Faculty honored for contributions to UC initiatives

Leadership award winners are influencers in diversity, entrepreneurialsm, sustainability and other key issues.

anesthesia

UC Carbon Neutrality Student Fellows tackle big climate problems

The fellowships will fund projects, from the classroom to the operating room, that will steer the UC system toward its carbon neutrality goal.

Gretchen Hofmann, UCSB

UC announces first Faculty Climate Action Champions

Select instructors at each campus will work with students on projects aimed at building community engagement and awareness.

Riverside's climate heroes

Professor and four students will work to engage the campus on climate change related issues in the coming year.

The 10 scalable solutions

More details on each of these solutions can be found in the executive summary of "Bending the Curve." A full report will be published in spring 2016.

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