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$1.75 million for local sustainable agriculture

Cal Poly's ICLR and US-LT RCD are awarded $1.75 million for the collaborative Sustainable Land Initiative program by the California Climate Action Seed and Matching Awards program.

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Climate Solutions Now

Our third all-virtual Climate Solutions Now conference concluded in October and featured over 100 speakers in 75 sessions for over 800 attendees.

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Our proposal to create a fellowship program focused on climate action has been selected for funding by CA Volunteers. Find out more about the College Corps program.

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Director Erin Pearse received the 2023 Sustainability Leader Faculty Award at the recent campuswide Sustainability Charette.

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Phillips 66 Santa Maria Refinery

Cal Poly students study possible new uses for the refinery following its decommissioning in 2023. Could it become a desalination plant?

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Support ICLR Today

Climate change is the biggest problem humanity has ever faced, and it will be the defining challenge for the next generation. Support ICLR today!

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Cal Poly has earned a STARS Gold Rating — the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s second highest honor — in recognition of the university’s sustainability achievements.

Cal Poly Ranks Third in CSU for Sustainability Efforts

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Contact Us

Erin Pearse 
Phone: (805) 756-5558

Assistant Director
Hadley Willman

Steering Committee
Michael Boswell, CRP
Charles (Dave) Camp, Math
Yiwen Chiu, NRES
Adrienne Greve,  CRP
Jay Peters, ENGL
Lars Tomanek, Bio

DEI in the Bailey College

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