Climate change

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.

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.

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