Dahlia Garas plugging in her electric vehicle at UC Davis' West Village

Big wins for UC sustainability in 2015

UC made great strides in 2015 toward its goal of reaching carbon neutrality by 2025, with investments in renewable energy leading the way.

Christopher Costello

Winning an 'Ocean Oscar'

UC Santa Barbara professor receives a prestigious Peter Benchley Ocean Award for his work on sustainable fisheries.

Bay Area Carbon Emissions Map

New interactive map compares carbon footprints of Bay Area neighborhoods

UC Berkeley helps produce a first-of-its-kind map to help neighborhoods reduce their carbon footprints.

Sustainable Los Angeles

Steps toward a sustainable golden age for Los Angeles proposed in new UCLA plan

Developing the plan involved more than two dozen faculty members from different disciplines across campus

Cool Campus Challenge

Cool Campus Challenge crowns a winner

UC Irvine emerged victorious after a tight race to the finish in the first Cool Campus Challenge.

Executive Chef Rodney Fry prepares beautiful, healthy meals in the newly renovated kitchen at UC San Diego's Thornton Hospital.

Hospital cafes embrace locavore movement

Farm-to-cafeteria movement is in full swing at UC San Diego Health.

Anthony Barnosky and Elizabeth Hadly

Dire climate forecast inspires upbeat film for a warmer ‘Tomorrow’

A paper on climate change by UC Berkeley professor Anthony Barnosky inspired the new film "Demain." 

Darryl Wong, a UC Santa Cruz farm manager, works with undergraduate interns in agroecology as they plant potatoes on the UCSC farm.

Internships support new concentration in agroecology and sustainable food systems

UC Santa Cruz environmental studies majors gain hands-on experience working on the campus farm and garden.

Breeding of diverse varieties like these peppers, bred at the Student Farm at UC Davis, is increasingly important for organic growers.

New organic plant breeding effort sprouting at UC Davis

Effort will provide California growers with seeds for tomato, bean, pepper and other crop varieties.

David Jablons, chief of thoracic surgery at UCSF Medical Center, sells his cheeses at the San Francisco Ferry Building farmers market on weekends.

Physician-farmer finds niche making cheese

UCSF Dr. David Jablons builds cheese-making business with wife.

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