Carbon Neutrality Initiative

UC Riverside glass greener

Making batteries from waste glass bottles

New, low-cost process creates batteries with a lifespan four times better than what's currently sold.

Why the climate change fight needs a new type of entrepreneur

Scientists and global leaders are busy seeking solutions to climate change, but a growing number of experts in the field think that another group will have to play a critical role: entrepreneurs. And now is the time for entrepreneurs to enter the fray.

What’s the best electric car for you? Take this app for a test drive

If you’re thinking of buying a new car, there’s a decent chance you’re considering trying something greener. There’s also a decent chance that some concern, big or small, has you hitting the brakes when it comes to buying an electric car.

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.

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