Greenland ice sheet

Chilling climate revelations from a previous ice age

Major changes in ice and temperatures could cause abrupt transformations elsewhere, study shows.

UC Berkeley nuclear power

The future of nuclear energy

New startups are paving the way for a leaner, greener version of the power source.

UC San Diego climate warrior

Creating a new kind of climate warrior

Researchers help rural women in India improve health and slow global warming through clean cookstove use.

Sierra Nevada UCLA

Greenhouse gases played role in record-low 2015 snowpacks

UCLA scientists say results of new study are cause for concern.

Environmental surveillance UC Santa Cruz

New tools keep watch over California climate

High-tech sensors are aiding a systemwide effort to understand and predict the effects of climate change in the state.

Wetlands UC Santa Cruz

Wetlands offer valuable return on investment

Coastal habitats prevented more than $600 million in property losses during Hurricane Sandy, study finds.

Secretary of State John Kerry in Kigali

How UC research led to a landmark global deal against superpollutants

More than 170 countries will phase out HFCs, based on seminal research by a UC San Diego atmospheric scientist.

UC Davis plant geneticist Dario Cantu used a new sequencing technology and computer algorithm to produce a high-quality draft genome sequence of the cabernet sauvignon wine grape.

Breakthrough paves way for climate-tolerant wine grape varieties

Success of new genome assembly also shown on other plants.

UC San Diego Zero Carbon

Achieving a zero carbon future

New initiative is determined to radically reinvent the electric power grid.

UC Riverside arctic bee

Hunt for the Arctic bumblebee

An elusive bee could teach us about climate change in one of the least-understood environments on Earth.

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