Carbon Neutrality Initiative

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.

UC Berkeley 3-D printing

As 3-D printing grows, so does need to reclaim plastic waste

Two UC Berkeley undergrads work out first-of-its-kind recycling infrastructure on campus.

UC San Diego broadband absorber

'Near-perfect' broadband absorber invented

New technology could triple solar cell efficiencies and keep buildings cool.

Art Rosenfeld Obama

Art Rosenfeld, California’s godfather of energy efficiency, dies at 90

The distinguished scientist was credited as personally responsible for billions of dollars in energy savings.

UC Irvine fleet electric

Pure electricity

UC Irvine becomes the first college in the nation to convert to all-electric bus fleet.

US China Energy Center Berkeley Lab

$5M foundation gift to help support US-China energy center

Gift will also create Berkeley Lab’s first endowed chair.

UC Berkeley plastic

Learning to live without plastic

A professor challenges the ease with which we turn to synthetic materials.

Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle

New technology will cut plug-in hybrid fuel consumption by one-third

Researchers look to birds flying in formation and find a way to make vehicles more efficient.

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