Climate change

Anthony Barnosky and Elizabeth Hadly

Dire climate forecast inspires upbeat film for a warmer ‘Tomorrow’

A paper on climate change by UC Berkeley professor Anthony Barnosky inspired the new film "Demain." 


Locavore or vegetarian? What's the best way to reduce climate impact of food?

An enlightened consumer can help achieve meaningful reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, particularly for the case of food.

View over Paris at sunset

UC brings California’s climate change message to Paris

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.

UC Merced student works on campus sustainability

UC joins campuses across the country on White House Climate Pledge

UC President Napolitano, together with all 10 UC chancellors, joined the White House and universities around the country in urging world leaders to take decisive action on climate change.


UC Carbon Neutrality Student Fellows tackle big climate problems

The fellowships will fund projects, from the classroom to the operating room, that will steer the UC system toward its carbon neutrality goal.

Zachariae Isstrom glacier

Massive northeast Greenland glacier is rapidly melting

Breakup of Zachariae Isstrom could substantially raise sea levels around the globe.

smoggy Seoul, South Korea

A warmer world will be a hazier one

Computer models point to aerosol species increasing under climate change associated with greenhouse-gas-induced warming.

Hands below a light bulb

Big Ideas deadline approaches

Preproposals are due Nov. 12 for UC student innovation contest.

Gretchen Hofmann, UCSB

UC announces first Faculty Climate Action Champions

Select instructors at each campus will work with students on projects aimed at building community engagement and awareness.

V. "Ram" Ramanathan

UC researchers present 10 scalable solutions for climate change

These solutions offer a practical framework outlining both immediate and longer-term actions for moving toward carbon neutrality.