UC-CSU NXTerra TIMELINE:
2013, November: Janet Napolitano launches the UC Carbon Neutrality Initiative (CNI):
2014, June: UC President Napolitano forms the Global Climate Leadership Council.
2014: University of California signs The Montreal Climate Pledge:
2015, October 7: California Governor Jerry Brown signs legislation committing California to sourcing a minimum of 50% of it its energy from renewables by 2030.
2015, October 26 – 27: UC San Diego hosts the Carbon And Climate Neutrality Summit; at the Summit, NXTerra member V. “Ram” Ramanathan leads the launch of the UC Bending the Curve initiative.
2016 – 2017: UC President’s Global Climate Leadership Council and its Faculty Education and Engagement Working Group (FEE) create the UC-CSU Knowledge Action Network (KAN)
2017 – 2018: UC CNI convenes the UC-CSU Knowledge Action Network (visit the UC-CSU KAN Nearly Carbon Neutral Conference web archive).
2018. UC-CSU KAN begins development of the NXTerra digital platform for scaling up climate education.
2019, November: Public launch, UC-CSU NXTerra.