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Find out how UC Davis is addressing climate change on campus.
Find out what makes UC Davis the #1 Cool School in the nation.
UC Davis was designated the “#1 Cool School” by Sierra Magazine for 2012-13.
Earth Sciences archives for the Egghead Blog.
Energy archives for the Egghead Blog.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger selected UC Davis to host his 2010 summit, Nov. 15-16, because of the university's long history of world-class environmental research.
Find materials produced for the Cool School awareness campaign.
UC Davis has several long-term planning documents to guide campus decisions toward sustainability goals.
UC Davis is active in procuring renewable energy. Among the recent projects, the campus has rooftop solar, a biodigester, and the UC Davis Large Solar Power Plant started producing renewable energy in August 2015 to meet approximately 14 percent of the Davis campus electricity needs.
The UC Davis Smart Lighting Initiative is an effort to reduce energy use on interior and exterior lighting by 60% by 2015.
The University of California, a national leader in sustainability, has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2025, becoming the first major university to accomplish this achievement.
The CAP focuses on how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and meet universitywide goals.
Web page with information about the UC Policy on Sustainable Practices and links to PDF versions of the current policy and past policy versions.
See how UC campuses are responding to climate change.
On November 12, 2015, Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi signed the White House Climate Leadership Pledge on behalf of UC Davis, signaling our institutional commitment to carbon neutrality.
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