Climate change

Sustainable Los Angeles

Steps toward a sustainable golden age for Los Angeles proposed in new UCLA plan

Developing the plan involved more than two dozen faculty members from different disciplines across campus

UC's top 10 stories of 2015

From expanding enrollment to tackling climate change, 2015 was a big year for the University of California.

Cool Campus Challenge

Cool Campus Challenge crowns a winner

UC Irvine emerged victorious after a tight race to the finish in the first Cool Campus Challenge.

How UC is playing a unique role in race against climate change

How UC is playing a unique role in global race against climate change

UC is a participant in Bill Gates' Breakthrough Energy Coalition and has proposed 10 scalable solutions for "carbon neutrality and climate stability" in California.

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.