Carbon Neutrality Initiative
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.
UC Framework for Incorporating Environmental and Climate Justice into Climate Action PDF2022 REPORT ON INTEGRATING CLIMATE AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE INTO CLIMATE ACTION PLANNING
A CNI-funded resource guide to help UC locations integrate equity into their climate action plans and activities.
Framework for JEDI Centered Climate Resilience Planning - Quick Guide PDF2021 GUIDANCE FOR CLIMATE RESILIENCE PLANNING CLIMATE RESILIENCE PLANNING
A short overview of the framework highlighting the eight steps and associated tasks for JEDI -centered climate resilience planning.
Framework for J.E.D.I.-Centered Climate Resilience Planning PDF2021 GUIDANCE FOR CLIMATE RESILIENCE PLANNING CLIMATE RESILIENCE PLANNING
A Framework for UC locations to follow in climate resilience planning, with a deliberate focus on the most marginalized and at-risk groups.
Strategic Communication to Achieve Carbon Neutrality within the University of California Link2018 TOMKAT STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION WORKING GROUP
A study of current efforts and recommendations for the University of California campuses on using strategic communication to increase engagement in the Carbon Neutrality Initiative.
University of California Strategies for Decarbonization: Replacing Natural Gas Link2018 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 PDF2017 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 PDF2016 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 Link2016 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.