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.

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.

Rebecca Bork (middle) and her children, Ava and Finn, are among those who benefit from having fresh produce delivered by UCLA students to the UCLA University Village.

College campuses take on food waste

On UC campuses, the Global Food Initiative has spurred collaborations that unite students across the system.

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.

GFI Durell

Organic farm serves up life lessons for UC students

Field trip gives UC Global Food Initiative fellows a chance to get their hands dirty.

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.

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