As the University of California works to reach carbon neutrality, the reports and studies conducted by the Carbon Neutrality Initiative working groups will be shared here, both for the UC community and for the benefit of other institutions in California and around the world that are facing similar issues.

University of California Strategies for Decarbonization: Replacing Natural Gas PDF

2018 TomKat Natural Gas Exit Strategies Working Group

A resource for the University of California, other universities, and any other entity committed to pursuing deep decarbonization through the elimination of natural gas from its operations.

Overcoming Barriers to Carbon Neutrality 2017 Report of the Carbon Neutrality Finance and Management Task Force PDF

2017 Report of the Carbon Neutrality Finance and Management Task Force

A report on the barriers impeding progress toward the University of California’s goal of reaching carbon neutrality by 2025, and recommendations on how to overcome these barriers.

Bending the Curve – Executive Summary PDF

Ten scalable solutions for carbon neutrality and climate stability

An executive summary of the full report, which presents pragmatic paths for achieving carbon neutrality and climate stability in California, the United States and the world.

Bending the Curve – Full Report Link

Ten scalable solutions for carbon neutrality and climate stability

A 10-chapter special report presenting 10 scalable and pragmatic solutions for achieving carbon neutrality and climate stability, from over 50 researchers and scholars from a wide range of disciplines across the University of California system.