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Sustainable 2nd Century

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Topics: Climate

Explore climate at UC Davis

How can we reduce greenhouse gas emissions? How will California's fish population respond to climate changes? What is the effect of livestock on global warming? Climate issues at UC Davis include everything from the campus Climate Action Plan to studying pollution in the Arctic atmosphere and building global climate models.

Campus ProgressSee full list…

Take ActionSee full list…

  • Conserve Energy

    Learn what you can do to conserve energy at UC Davis and elsewhere.

  • Eat Well

    Find out how to eat well.

  • Aggie Green Pledge

    Pledge to take action for a more sustainable campus.

  • Choosing the Right Light

    A growing number of LED products are entering the market, adding to the many choices consumers already face. By 2025, 60 percent of residential lighting across the U.S. will likely be LED-based. While nearly all LED lighting choices offer energy savings, not all LED products are created equal, and LEDs may not always be the best type of lamp to use.

Our ResearchSee full list…

  • Air Quality Research Center

    Facilitates research on the scientific, engineering, health, social and economic aspects of gaseous and particulate atmospheric pollutants.

  • Climate Change

    UC Davis faculty respond to questions about the science supporting climate change policy in the areas of air quality, agriculture, water, ecology, ancient climate change, solutions, clean technology and forecasting.

  • Energy Institute

    Coordinates energy research and education on the campus and facilitates interactions with outside programs.

  • John Muir Institute of the Environment

    The institute supports innovation and discovery aimed at solving environmental problems.

Student InvolvementSee full list…

  • Energy efficiency courses

    The Energy Efficiency Center recommends courses for students interested in learning about practical and theoretical aspects of energy efficiency.

  • JMIE: Academic opportunities

    UC Davis has the most comprehensive offering of environmental degree programs in the nation. Find out about eco-courses, graduate groups, departments and programs.

  • Campus Center for the Environment

    CCE is a student-run organization that promotes environmental awareness on campus.

  • Classes and Majors

    How to find sustainability-related courses at UC Davis