Sustainability

UCLA hydrogen cars for the masses

Hydrogen cars for the masses one step closer to reality, thanks to UCLA invention

2-in-1 device creates and stores energy from solar to power almost anything.

UC Ramanthan

New multicampus course gets students involved in practical climate change solutions

Students at six UC campuses can learn how to fight climate change from top experts across the UC system.

Plastic items

Is it really possible to live a zero-waste life?

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?

UC Davis seals cold

When there's nowhere colder to go

As the oceans warmed, species migrated to Antarctica. What happens when climate change heats up their home?

UC Berkeley My Last Trash

UC’s #MyLastTrash campaign asks you to help push campuses toward zero waste

A new effort strives to transform habits and meet an ambitious 2020 goal.

UC Davis solar panels

UC named national leader in clean energy

The university was one of only eight organizations nationwide to earn the distinction.

UC San Diego flip flops

Could these flip-flops save the earth?

These $3, algae-based renewable sandals could become the planet's preferred shoe.

New reports detail how to limit global warming, warn of ‘existential’ risk from not acting soon

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.

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.

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