Carbon Neutrality Initiative

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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.

What the battle over scooters gets wrong

The problem isn't what's on our streets. It's the streets themselves.

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Kindness: An unsung climate change tool

The solutions to climate change are not just technological — kindess can help any community weather its harshest impacts.

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Climate summit puts California, UC in the spotlight

The University of California is among the thousands gathering to share solutions at the Global Climate Action Summit.

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A guilt-free flip-flop

Affordable, sustainable footwear is possible — thanks to the power of algae.

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Can we grow one of the world's largest food crops without fertilizer?

We could be one step closer with the discovery of a new variety of corn.

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This solar greenhouse could change the way we eat

Pink is the new green, thanks to technology developed at UC Santa Cruz.

Republicans and Democrats agree on climate change — they just don't realize it

The key to fixing climate change isn't convincing people it's real: it's getting them to choose policy over party.

Ways to rally UC campuses for carbon neutrality

New report presents strategies for increasing campus engagement in the Carbon Neutrality Initiative

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