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  • Climate

    Find out how UC Davis is addressing climate change on campus.

  • Cool Facts

    Find out what makes UC Davis the #1 Cool School in the nation.

  • Cool School 2012-13

    UC Davis was designated the “#1 Cool School” by Sierra Magazine for 2012-13.

  • Egghead Blog: Earth Sciences

    Earth Sciences archives for the Egghead Blog.

  • Egghead Blog: Energy

    Energy archives for the Egghead Blog.

  • Governors' Global Climate Summit 3

    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.

  • Materials

    Find materials produced for the Cool School awareness campaign.

  • Planning

    UC Davis has several long-term planning documents to guide campus decisions toward sustainability goals.

  • Renewable Energy at UC Davis

    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. UC Davis has also secured off-site renewable energy.

  • Smart Lighting Initiative

    The UC Davis Smart Lighting Initiative is an effort to reduce energy use on interior and exterior lighting by 60% by 2015.

  • UC Carbon Neutrality Initiative

    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.

  • UC Davis Climate Action Plan

    The CAP focuses on how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and meet universitywide goals.

  • UC Policy on Sustainable Practices

    Web page with information about the UC Policy on Sustainable Practices and links to PDF versions of the current policy and past policy versions.

  • University of California: Climate planning

    See how UC campuses are responding to climate change.

  • White House Climate Leadership Pledge

    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.

  • Zimride

    Zimride helps friends, classmates, and coworkers share rides.