Sustainability

UC Berkeley Alice Waters

Alice Waters on free speech and the making of a counterculture cook

The celebrated chef releases a memoir spanning her days at UC Berkeley to the White House garden and Chez Panisse.

UC Riverside aerial solar panels

UC Riverside No. 2 systemwide for renewable energy

Giant solar panels will provide shade while generating electricity for the campus.

UC Irvine Cool Schools sustainability

UC campuses among the greenest in the country

Seven UCs are among 2017's top 50 "Cool Schools," according to Sierra Magazine.

UC Berkeley cyborg bacteria

Cyborg bacteria turn into tiny, zero-waste solar panels

Chemists create a more efficient photosynthesis that can help produce green fuel.

Aquaculture study

Seafood for everyone

A tiny fraction of oceans could satisfy the world’s fish demand, a new study finds.

UC Berkeley inland empire jobs

How California's climate policies created an economic boon

Renewable energy provided more than 60,000 jobs to the Inland Empire, study finds.

Morales UC Davis

Professors swim for science across Tahoe

The Women for Water Research team draws attention to the importance of protecting lakes and streams.

UC Davis electric vehicles

How electric vehicles could take a bite out of the oil market

Shifting to plug-in cars could play a key role in helping oil demand taper off in the next few decades.

UCLA chai app

UCLA study helps Californians save electricity — and money — this summer

To participate in the study, download a free app, which transmits real-time updates to help you tweak your usage.

UC Santa Barbara plastic study

8.3 billion metric tons of plastic ... and counting

How did we create more tons of plastic than there are people on Earth?

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