Climate change

Jennifer Smith holding up a flask of seaweed

Usurp the burp: How seaweed can help curb cow burps (and their emissions)

UC agricultural and marine scientists fight one of the state's biggest sources of methane: cow burps.

Orange sky with clouds

Heat waves in California can be predicted by thunderstorms in the tropics

Advance notice of heat waves could help protect the agricultural riches of the Central Valley.

Woman in polka dot dress standing with bike at bike rack

Are you part of the ‘Coolest UC Campus’?

Help your school win the title of ‘coolest’ by signing up for the April 1-26 Cool Campus Challenge.

Struggling to walk in slanting rain

How quickly we normalize extreme weather

Two billion tweets provide a glimpse into how we perceive our changing climate.

Southern Ocean storm

Oceans have absorbed 60 percent more heat than previously thought

Scripps researchers use oxygen, carbon dioxide measurements to infer ocean temperature increase.

Solar farm frame of video

UC makes bold commitment to 100 percent clean electricity

The university pledges to transition to clean energy by 2025.

Two half-full beers on a sandy beach

Climate change may deplete the world's beer

And you thought beer was expensive already: Declining barley production could make the beverage a luxury item.

Outdoor solar panel charging station with students beneath

UC named a national leader in renewable energy

For the second year in a row, the EPA recognizes the University of California with a Green Power Leadership Award.

Two women walking, one carrying another, older woman

Kindness: An unsung climate change tool

The solutions to climate change are not just technological — kindness can help any community weather its harshest impacts.

Solar panel in the sun

Climate summit puts California, UC in the spotlight

The University of California is among the thousands gathering to share solutions at the Global Climate Action Summit.

Pages