Tom Steyer at UC Carbon Slam

Steyer: Students must lead on climate solutions. Students: We’re on it.

Students competing at the UC Carbon Slam event showed they have what it takes to tackle the biggest issue of the day.

UC Merced wildfire

Wildfires in West have gotten bigger, more frequent and longer since the 1980s

Climate change is increasing forest fires, says UC Merced professor.

UC San Diego climate change

How to talk about climate change so people will act

Want to motivate individuals to stop global warming? UC San Diego research points to a successful strategy.

UC President Janet Napolitano delivers the Global Food Summit's keynote address at the UC Irvine Beckman Center.

Five takeaways from UC's Global Food Summit

Event is first opportunity for UC Blum Federation to come together since it was formally announced in February.

Mussels

Shellfish response to ocean acidification depends on other stressors

Vulnerability of mussels to harmful effects from acidic seawater varies among different West Coast locations, study finds.

Wildfire UC

Not just climate change: Study finds human activity is a major factor driving wildfires

People are responsible for more than 90 percent of California fires, says a UC Berkeley scientist.

Roof rack collage Berkeley Lab

Roof racks a drag on fuel economy

Berkeley Lab study finds auto accessory responsible for almost 1 percent of national gas consumption.

A pile of cassava at an African market. Known as manioc or yuca in South America, it is also the source of tapioca.

Study helps map path to improved cassava production

With help of genomics, researchers hope to apply advanced breeding strategies that can improve cassava’s resistance to diseases and improve crop yields.

UC Merced California crops

How plants could adapt to changing climate

UC Merced botanists study plants in diverse habitats to peek into the future of California's crops.

Reforms could restore wild fisheries to health in just a decade

A UC Santa Barbara professor shows how quickly ocean sustainability can be achieved.

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