May 25, 2016
Greenhouses have a long list of benefits: higher food production, less water use, less pesticide need, longer growing season, better working conditions. There’s a problem: they’re expensive, both to install and to operate. But thanks to solar technology developed at UC Santa Cruz, greenhouses are enjoying a new moment in sun.
May 11, 2016
Three students from UC Davis and UCLA are recognized at the UC Board of Regents meeting.
May 9, 2016
UC is increasingly playing a pivotal role in the California economy as a driving force behind successful startups.
March 1, 2016
The U.S. produces over 1 billion tons of manure, including human waste, every year. That mountain of excrement not only poses a disposal problem, it also creates a potent source of greenhouse gases. But to researchers at UCLA, it’s not just a big pile of poop: it’s a really big – and renewable – source of biofuel.
February 22, 2016
Three of UC Merced’s student sustainability stars will share ideas about the future and network with international students and dignitaries at the upcoming session of Clinton Global Initiative University at UC Berkeley.
January 20, 2016
UC made great strides in 2015 toward its goal of reaching carbon neutrality by 2025, with investments in renewable energy leading the way.
December 18, 2015
From expanding enrollment to tackling climate change, 2015 was a big year for the University of California.
December 15, 2015
UC Irvine emerged victorious after a tight race to the finish in the first Cool Campus Challenge.
December 3, 2015
A paper on climate change by UC Berkeley professor Anthony Barnosky inspired the new film "Demain."
November 25, 2015
All eyes will be on Paris next week as the nations of the world come together to negotiate the future of the planet at the 2015 UN Climate Conference (COP-21), and California will be at the table.