Greenland ice sheet

Chilling climate revelations from a previous ice age

Major changes in ice and temperatures could cause abrupt transformations elsewhere, study shows.

Nanoletters UC Riverside

Using plants and quantum physics for potential superefficient solar cells

Physicist discovers how to make photocells mimic the way plants maximize their absorption of sunlight.

UC Berkeley nuclear power

The future of nuclear energy

New startups are paving the way for a leaner, greener version of the power source.

Lorenzo Booth UC Merced

Grad student’s water-mapping work leads to national recognition

Using big data to streamline water planning and fight climate change.

UC San Diego climate warrior

Creating a new kind of climate warrior

Researchers help rural women in India improve health and slow global warming through clean cookstove use.

Sierra Nevada UCLA

Greenhouse gases played role in record-low 2015 snowpacks

UCLA scientists say results of new study are cause for concern.

Wetlands UC Santa Cruz

Wetlands offer valuable return on investment

Coastal habitats prevented more than $600 million in property losses during Hurricane Sandy, study finds.

Secretary of State John Kerry in Kigali

How UC research led to a landmark global deal against superpollutants

More than 170 countries will phase out HFCs, based on seminal research by a UC San Diego atmospheric scientist.

UC San Diego Zero Carbon

Achieving a zero carbon future

New initiative is determined to radically reinvent the electric power grid.

Climate change hits the classroom

Climate change hits the classroom

Hundreds of new sections on climate change in courses from music to medicine are coming to UC classrooms.

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