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The University of California is a signatory of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment, a key element of sustainability. The Commitment obligates signatory campuses to, among other things, “expand research [ ] necessary to achieve climate neutrality” and “make climate neutrality and sustainability part of the curriculum and other educational experience of all students.”
UC Irvine has achieved considerable depth in sustainability-related fields. These pages highlight sustainability-related research at UC Irvine in a variety of basic and applied settings as well as policy-oriented domains.
Highlights featuring some of UC Irvine’s sustainability-related
research and education programs