UC Irvine plastic waste

UC Irvine chemists help find way to recycle plastic waste into fuel

New method could see trash inexpensively recycled into other commodities.

Cheetah UC Santa Barbara

Will science find a way to save Earth’s top predators?

A UC Santa Barbara researcher wants to help slow-to-recover species flourish again.

UC San Diego vessel biofuel

Ship voyages on 100 percent renewable biofuel for 1 year

A UC San Diego research vessel realizes UC's commitment to sustainability over 14,400 nautical miles.

Scrub Jay UC Natural Reserve System

Rare scrub jay helps regrow oak forests

These Johnny Appleseeds are reversing ranching damage on Santa Cruz Island, UC scientists find.

G7 summit in Ise-Shima Japan

UC climate experts hail G7 agreement to address short-lived climate pollutants

Landmark decision by the world's industrial powers could significantly slow rate of global warming.

Startup connects local farmers with city dwellers

Farmcation, a new student startup, grew from a UC Berkeley innovation course called “Eat.Think.Design.”

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 San Diego algae biofuel

UC San Diego’s algae biofuels program ranked best in nation

An algae surfboard and work on gasoline alternatives help the campus win for the fourth year in a row.

This solar greenhouse could change the way we eat

Greenhouses have a long list of benefits: higher food production, less water use, less pesticide need, longer growing season, better working conditions. There’s a problem: they’re expensive, both to install and to operate. But thanks to solar technology developed at UC Santa Cruz, greenhouses are enjoying a new moment in sun.

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.

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