INITIATIVES

Greenhouse Gases

Climate Action
UC Santa Cruz joins Climate Action Commitment

The University of California is giving serious attention to its contribution to global warming. 

All 10 UC campuses are members of the California Climate Action Registry and publicly report third-party verified greenhouse gas emissions. Calculating an emissions inventory and developing a strategy to reduce those emissions are the first steps toward solving the challenges of global warming.

The goals for the UC System include:

  • By December 2008, develop an action plan for becoming climate neutral as soon as possible.
  • To reduce GHG emissions to the year 2000 levels by