Climate change

UC Irvine drought monitoring tool

New drought index provides insight all over the globe

Keeping track of the climate just got easier, thanks to a new satellite-based monitoring tool.

Polar bear ice UC Davis

How climate denial blogs undermine scientific understanding

A lack of scientific rigor can spread like wildfire online, hurting public perception of climate change.

UC Ramanthan

New multicampus course gets students involved in practical climate change solutions

Students at six UC campuses can learn how to fight climate change from top experts across the UC system.

UC Berkeley dune

How American cities can make sci-fi a reality

David Sedlak finds a solution to our water woes in "Dune."

UC Davis seals cold

When there's nowhere colder to go

As the oceans warmed, species migrated to Antarctica. What happens when climate change heats up their home?

Whittier fire UCLA

UCLA research puts wildfire risk into historic context

Western U.S. precipitation extremes are closely aligned with the region’s past, a new study shows.

UC Davis Getty Images

The diet soda effect of buying a fuel-efficient vehicle

Yikes — consumers often compensate for fuel-efficient cars by buying a bigger second vehicle.

New reports detail how to limit global warming, warn of ‘existential’ risk from not acting soon

Two new reports find that cutting CO2 emissions will not be enough to stop catastrophic global warming, but we have more tools at our disposal.

UC Irvine Cool Schools sustainability

UC campuses among the greenest in the country

Seven UCs are among 2017's top 50 "Cool Schools," according to Sierra Magazine.

UC Berkeley inland empire jobs

How California's climate policies created an economic boon

Renewable energy provided more than 60,000 jobs to the Inland Empire, study finds.

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