Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.62
Liaison Michelle Perez
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of California, San Diego
IN-27: Online Sustainability Course

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Michelle Perez
Energy and Sustainability Manager
Utilities and Sustainability
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Has the institution offered a free, sustainability-focused course on the public internet in which students were enrolled within the previous three years?:
Yes

Title and a brief description of the institution’s free, online sustainability course:

Bending the Curve: Climate Change Solutions™ is a multifaceted education project initiated by the University of California with participation by all ten campuses of the UC system at: Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Diego, Santa Cruz, San Francisco. The education is centered around a curriculum designed to empower a million climate champions across the world to solve the climate change problem. It draws inspiration from the report Bending the Curve: 10 Scalable Solutions; written by 50 University of California (UC) academics in natural sciences including engineering and technology, social sciences, and humanities. Bending the Curve is a spin-off from the Carbon Neutrality Initiative of the University of California.


Website URL where information about the free, online sustainability course is available:
Number of individuals taking the institution’s free, online sustainability course in the most recent year offered:
1,000

Additional documentation to support the submission:
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