UC awards $20M in research grants for decarbonization, pandemic preparedness and materials engineering
January 18, 2022
The UC National Laboratory Fees Research Program awards five new multi-institution grants, with more than half the funds going toward projects that can help California meet its climate goals.
December 14, 2021
The breadth and depth of UC research is without equal. Check out highlights from this year’s work on everything from deep space to agriculture here.
California’s water supplies are in trouble as climate change worsens natural dry spells, especially in the Sierra Nevada
December 7, 2021
The State Water Project cut its initial allocations for water agencies to 0 percent for 2022. An expert explains why.
November 18, 2021
The western U.S. will see an exponential increase in widlfire activity over the coming decades, researchers report.
November 10, 2021
With mountain snowpacks shrinking in the western U.S., researchers analyze when a low-to-no-snow future might arrive.
October 27, 2021
The biggest rivers on Earth are actually in the atmosphere. Climate change is making them longer, wetter and stronger.
UC earns green accolades from Sierra Club, Princeton Review as a nationwide leader in sustainability
September 23, 2021
The University of California is once again a leader in sustainability leadership and achievement, according to new rankings.
September 2, 2021
Scientists investigate what homes are best at keeping the smoke out and what we can do to keep our air cleaner.
August 12, 2021
The report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says we must act soon, says Berkeley Lab scientist and contributor Charles Koven.
July 27, 2021
The Environmental Protection Agency puts UC on top in its new ranking, with nearly half of the university's electricity sourced from green power in 2020.