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  • Air Quality Research Center

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

  • ASI: California Nitrogen Assessment

    The California Nitrogen Assessment comprehensively examines the existing knowledge on nitrogen science, policy and practice in California.

  • Biological and Agricultural Engineering: Energy systems engineering

    Biomass energy systems is one of the topics in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department.

  • California Biomass Collaborative

    A statewide collaboration working for the sustainable management and development of biomass in California.

  • California Geothermal Energy Collaborative

    The collaborative is the principal venue for addressing the needs of the geothermal community in the state.

  • California Wind Energy Collaborative

    A partnership of UC Davis and the California Energy Commission to support the development of wind power in California.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Climate Summit Posters

    View posters of UC Davis sustainability research that were highlighted at the Governors' Global Climate Summit 3.

  • Egghead Blog: Earth Sciences

    Earth Sciences archives for the Egghead Blog.

  • Egghead Blog: Energy

    Energy archives for the Egghead Blog.

  • Egghead Blog: Environment

    The Egghead research blog includes archived posts about environmental topics.

  • 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.

  • Lighting the Way in Zambia

    A partnership between a Zambian nonprofit and UC Davis, the organization is working to distribute affordable solar lights in Sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Small wind systems course

    The California Wind Energy Collaborative offers training courses open to the public, including a class about small (backyard) wind systems.

  • 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 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.

  • Western Cooling Efficiency Center

    Promotes programs that reduce cooling system electrical demand and energy consumption in the Western United States.

  • 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.