An invasive female oyster drill and her eggs attach to a native Olympia oyster in Tomales Bay.

Climate change may benefit native oysters, but there's a catch

Oysters can tolerate extremes better than predatory snails can -- if the snails don't get them first.

Climate change hits the classroom

Climate change hits the classroom

Hundreds of new sections on climate change in courses from music to medicine are coming to UC classrooms.

UC Berkeley gasoline

Addicted to oil: US gasoline consumption is higher than ever

Many people thought U.S. gasoline consumption had already peaked. They were wrong. What happened?

Jerry Brown UC San Diego

New California law to curb climate pollutant emissions based on Scripps science

Gov. Jerry Brown signs into law a 'lifeline' to planet’s 7 billion people, says Scripps researcher.

Australian eucalypts are under threat from climate change

Tree of life faces deep cuts from climate change

A new study finds rarer, older lineages may go first when climate change leads some species to extinction.

The Benioff Ocean Initiative based at and led by UC Santa Barbara aims to research the root causes of pervasive ocean issues and use science to solve them.

Crowdsourcing sea change

Marc and Lynne Benioff's $10M gift establishes initiative at UC Santa Barbara to study and solve ocean issues.

UCLA greenhouse gases drought

Pacific Ocean’s response to greenhouse gases could extend California drought for centuries

New study finds similarities between natural forces that warmed California for millennia and greenhouse gases.

Maize growing at a highland field site in Toluca, Mexico. UC Davis researchers are studying how maize adapted to different environments. The new knowledge could aid in breeding crops resistant to climate change.

Maize genetics may show how crops adapt to climate change

In addition to maize, the world needs many other crops able to adapt to new environments.

Sierra cool schools ranking

Sierra magazine names UC campuses among the nation’s greenest

All nine UC undergraduate campuses made the annual rankings, with Irvine and Davis in the top 10 in the country.

UC Santa Barbara professor David Cleveland in his home garden.

How does your garden grow?

Professor, students model the effect of household gardens on greenhouse gas emissions.

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