December 22, 2017
More than 8.3 billion metric tons (9.1 billion tons). That’s the amount of plastic humans have created since the large-scale production of synthetic materials began in the early 1950s. It’s enough to cover the entire country of Argentina, and most of the material now resides in landfills or in the natural environment.
December 21, 2017
Transportation expert Lewis Fulton weighs in on what roads will look like five, 10, even 20 years from now.
November 27, 2017
2-in-1 device creates and stores energy from solar to power almost anything.
November 15, 2017
Students at six UC campuses can learn how to fight climate change from top experts across the UC system.
October 30, 2017
Picture all of the trash you’ve thrown away this week. How much do you think you could reduce that amount if you really tried? By half?
Lauren Singer thinks you can take it all the way to zero, and she has the total lack of garbage to prove it.
Well, not total: Singer has a glass mason jar that holds five years of her garbage — every last piece of it.
October 25, 2017
As the oceans warmed, species migrated to Antarctica. What happens when climate change heats up their home?
October 23, 2017
A new effort strives to transform habits and meet an ambitious 2020 goal.
October 23, 2017
The university was one of only eight organizations nationwide to earn the distinction.
October 5, 2017
These $3, algae-based renewable sandals could become the planet's preferred shoe.
September 19, 2017
Two new reports find that cutting CO2 emissions will not be enough to stop catastrophic global warming, but we have more tools at our disposal.