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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.
Scripps Oceanography Climate Scientist Awarded Prestigious Global Prize
Renowned atmospheric scientist Veerabhadran Ramanathan's many contributions include the discovery of the super-greenhouse effect of chlorofluorocarbons.
UC experts convene to discuss innovative solutions to California’s wildfires
The research symposium focused on enhancing the state’s resiliency to wildfire, extreme drought, and climate change.
Amid historic drought conditions and a looming wildfire season in California, UC convenes wildfire research symposium
Join UC experts on Friday, June 4, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. to noon, for a free symposium on wildfire research.
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