UCLA biochemistry

Major advance in biochemistry holds promise for biofuels

UCLA biochemists have devised a way to convert sugar into a variety of useful chemical compounds without using cells.

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.

Berkeley Lab Ee-Been Goh

From near-dropout to doctorate, scientist now a leader in biofuels

Berkeley Lab biochemist thrives on re-engineering bacteria and mentoring students.

Reforms could restore wild fisheries to health in just a decade

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

UC Merced methane testing

NASA, UC Merced successfully test miniature methane sensor

New drones can more accurately pinpoint methane leaks and enhance safety in rural areas.

UCLA water treatment Cohen

UCLA participates in today's White House Water Summit

Expert on sustainability represents campus as part of United Nations World Water Day.

UC Riverside sediment cores

More carbon released today than anytime in past 66 million years

The Earth has broken a record set 56 million years ago, according to UC Riverside and UC Santa Cruz researchers.

Alternative fuels UC Davis study

Moving beyond the 'fuel du jour'

Alternative fuel hype delivers excitement but not sales. A UC Davis professor examines what a massive shift to low-carbon vehicles will take.

UCLA recycled water

Recycled water is good for your health, UCLA researchers say

Smart water use is increasingly urgent - that's why findings from a new study on recycled H2O are so critical.

UC Merced McKuin

Is fishing truly sustainable?

A UC Merced graduate student finds the industry may have a bigger impact on the climate than previously thought.

Pages