Carbon Neutrality Initiative

UC Davis driverless cars

How driverless cars will change travel

Transportation expert Lewis Fulton weighs in on what roads will look like five, 10, even 20 years from now.

Can farmed fish feed the world sustainably?

The world’s population is expected to soar by an additional 2.5 billion people by 2050, bringing a host of global challenges – including how to feed so many hungry mouths.

How your diet affects climate change

You are what you eat, as the saying goes, and while good dietary choices boost your own health, they also could improve the health care system and even benefit the planet. Healthier people mean not only less disease but also reduced greenhouse gas emissions from health care.

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How climate denial blogs undermine scientific understanding

A lack of scientific rigor can spread like wildfire online, hurting public perception of climate change.

UCLA hydrogen cars for the masses

Hydrogen cars for the masses one step closer to reality, thanks to UCLA invention

2-in-1 device creates and stores energy from solar to power almost anything.

Driverless cars could be a solution to climate change, but two things have to happen

Driverless vehicle use worldwide could lower traffic congestion and emissions contributing to climate change by 50 percent or more in 2050, according to a 2017 report led by global transport expert Lewis Fulton at the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis (ITS-Davis).

UC Ramanthan

New multicampus course gets students involved in practical climate change solutions

Students at six UC campuses can learn how to fight climate change from top experts across the UC system.

UC Berkeley dune

How American cities can make sci-fi a reality

David Sedlak finds a solution to our water woes in "Dune."

Plastic items

Is it really possible to live a zero-waste life?

Picture all of the trash you’ve thrown away this week. How much do you think you could reduce that amount if you really tried? By half?

Lauren Singer thinks you can take it all the way to zero, and she has the total lack of garbage to prove it.

Well, not total: Singer has a glass mason jar that holds five years of her garbage — every last piece of it.

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