Monday, December 15, 2014

Warm Holiday Greetings from the UC Prez

We noted in the previous post that the green investment policy of UC is still under development. Blog readers will know that the policy was announced when the Regents rejected fossil fuel divestment proposals. It appears that in the interim, UC prez Napolitano has allocated $1.9 million for a study in the general area of climate change, announced on the same day the Regents' Committee on Investments met:

UC Santa Cruz researchers have developed an ambitious plan to use the UC Natural Reserve System (NRS) to detect and forecast the ecological impacts of climate change in California. Their proposal to establish a UC-wide Institute for the Study of Ecological and Evolutionary Climate Impacts (ISEECI) has received $1.9 million in funding, the largest of the new President's Research Catalyst Awards announced by UC President Janet Napolitano on December 10...

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