Environmental Excellence

In their latest issue, Sierra magazine has released a list of the ten most environentally-friendly universities in America, with University of California ranked as number one. Sustainability initiatives include: LEED buildings, campus community gardens, composting facilities, campus cycling and renewable energy. The magazine’s editor-in-chief said, “With their ever growing emphasis on environmental responsibility, these schools are channeling the enthusiasm of their students, who consistently cite climate disruption and other environmental issues as the most serious challenges their generation must confront…”