Climate change

UC Riverside sediment cores

More carbon released today than anytime in past 66 million years

The Earth has broken a record set 56 million years ago, according to UC Riverside and UC Santa Cruz researchers.

Alternative fuels UC Davis study

Moving beyond the 'fuel du jour'

Alternative fuel hype delivers excitement but not sales. A UC Davis professor examines what a massive shift to low-carbon vehicles will take.

UCLA recycled water

Recycled water is good for your health, UCLA researchers say

Smart water use is increasingly urgent - that's why findings from a new study on recycled H2O are so critical.

UC Merced McKuin

Is fishing truly sustainable?

A UC Merced graduate student finds the industry may have a bigger impact on the climate than previously thought.

Surface water groundwater interaction

UC researchers publish roadmap for groundwater governance

A UC Santa Cruz professor leads a multicampus effort to provide recommendations for statewide management.

UCLA sustainable concrete

UCLA researchers turn carbon dioxide into sustainable concrete

"Upcycling" greenhouse gases into new building materials could be a climate game changer.

UC Riverside wildfire

Wildfire emissions worse in polluted areas

UC Riverside study shows plants grown in poor air release more pollutants when burned than biomass in purer areas.

UC Merced biodiversity

UC Merced study shows early human impacts on biodiversity

Scientists show that even apart from industrialization, humans can - and do - impact ecosystems dramatically.

UC Irvine fusion

UC Irvine alums approach the goal of fusion power

Their experimental reactor may be the most viable avenue yet to a limitless, carbon-neutral energy source.

California sieve Berkeley

California’s water system leaks like a sieve — how to save millions of gallons

Quantifying, much less preventing, H2O loss is almost impossible. UC Berkeley's John Gage wants to solve the problem.

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