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Sustainability Summit 2022 recap

This year's Sustainability Summit was a triumphant return to an in-person event to share news and accomplishments in sustainability, honor student, staff and faculty Sustainability Champions — with help from the chancellor — and have an insightful conversation with our keynote speaker on environmental justice.

Planning for a fossil-free future

UC Davis seeks to further lead in sustainability and environmental stewardship, by proposing a plan to end fossil fuel use in its operations.

Climate Raising Challenge: A 21st century “barn raising”

UC Davis undergraduate of graduate students (individually or as a team) are invited to identify a climate-related agricultural issue in the Valley, take a position on that issue, and develop a digital or hand-drawn mural proposal that visually communicates that position to the public.

California's Drought, What Actions You Can Take

Every Aggie has an important role helping UC Davis and their communities save water. We are in a serious drought. According to, 46% of California — including 100% of Yolo County — is under Extreme Drought conditions. Here are some tips to help you conserve water on and off-campus!

Share your sustainability achievements

UC Davis' commitment to and achievement in sustainability relies on the efforts of our community across the university. In order to capture these efforts, UC Davis Sustainability and UC Davis Health Sustainability have set up a form that students, faculty, academics and staff can use to submit sustainability awards, articles and updates any time of year.

Compost Options Improve with New, Grant-funded Vehicle

The arrival of the first compost truck on campus earlier this year signaled the further expansion of compost collection toward the university’s zero waste goals and compliance with state regulations.  

Share how your work supports the U.N.'s 17 Sustainable Development Goals

UC Davis is pursuing a Voluntary University Review (VUR) to support our university’s role as a public land-grant institution in advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. We invite all students, scholars, staff, researchers and faculty to share details about their SDG efforts through this online portal. Share your story by July 2!

2021 World Climate Simulation

UC Davis Sustainability and Global Affairs are partnering for the second year in a row for a World Climate Simulation—a role-playing exercise of the UN climate change negotiations.