Your home is an energy hog — here’s how to put it on a diet

Even when you’re not at home, your house is a power glutton. Yes, yours. And it needs to go on a serious energy diet.

UC Merced photosynthesis

Research shows global photosynthesis on the rise

Researchers document a ‘fundamental shift’ in Earth’s plants over the past two centuries.

UC Irvine 50 million gallons

UC Irvine to save 50 million gallons in drinkable water annually

Once completed, the project will mark a 42 percent decrease in consumption in a decade.

Solar Helix Luke Mostert UCLA

Student entrepreneur brings light to South African school children

New business donates 300 lanterns to electricity-deprived sections of the country.

Kenya wind UC Berkeley

Renewable energy has robust future in much of Africa

With electricity demands expected to triple by 2030, a new study maps a path to sustainable growth.

UC Davis Aliso Canyon simulation

A collective push on climate change

New 'OneClimate' initiative brings together climate science researchers from across campus.

UC Davis future cars

The future car is driverless, shared and electric

Top transportation experts say creative policies are needed now to avoid pitfalls.

UC Davis light

Light the way you were meant to see it

The campus tests out energy-efficient lighting the way humans were meant to see it — in living color.

Oroville dam UCLA

Oroville Dam crisis could be sign of things to come

California's system of dams and reservoirs isn't ready for climate change, UCLA professor warns.

UC Irvine glaciers

Canadian glaciers now major contributor to sea level change

Nine times more ice is melting annually due to warmer temperatures, study shows.

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