Climate Action

UF became one of the first universities to sign onto the President’s Climate Commitment in 2006 under President Machen. Prior to and following this significant moment, staff and faculty from across UF have collaborated to reach goals described in UF’s 1st Climate Action Plan (v1.0) from 2009, as well as develop the ongoing initiatives that contribute to future climate action in UF CAP 2.0 and beyond.

UF Greenhouse Gas Inventory

UF Greenhouse Gas Inventory

A Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory is a comprehensive look at the major sources of GHG-related emissions created through an institution's regular operations. Since the first endeavor to compile UF's GHG Inventory in 2004, UF has worked to improve the tracking, reporting and calculations to create a more accurate picture of…... Learn More

History of Climate Action at UF

History of Climate Action at UF

Over the past few decades, UF has continued to build on a long legacy of sustainability research and lead among universities in advancing sustainability and climate action. With robust administrative support, staff and faculty from across UF have worked to set and reach sustainability goals, as well as develop ongoing…... Learn More

UF CAP 2.0: Planning Process

UF CAP 2.0: Planning Process

The CAP 2.0 planning process was designed to identify common goals & values to build lasting buy-in across key stakeholder groups - bringing together staff in implementation roles, faculty with research knowledge, highly-involved students, & aspirational leaders to create a plan that is led by vision, grounded in expertise, and supported by action. Learn More

Neutral UF Coalition

Neutral UF Coalition

UF is working toward major institutional changes to reach its goal of carbon neutrality by 2025, and the Neutral UF Coalition program provides an easy way for individuals to participate in helping the campus achieve its goal. The program is envisioned to reduce the GHG emissions of the university by impacting the footprint of various areas. Learn More

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