Sustainability

UC Berkeley 3-D printing

As 3-D printing grows, so does need to reclaim plastic waste

Two UC Berkeley undergrads work out first-of-its-kind recycling infrastructure on campus.

Art Rosenfeld Obama

Art Rosenfeld, California’s godfather of energy efficiency, dies at 90

The distinguished scientist was credited as personally responsible for billions of dollars in energy savings.

UC Santa Barbara bikes sustainability

UC sustainability: Students and solar light the way forward

The 2016 UC Sustainability Report highlights the university's big steps in the right direction as well as the hurdles ahead.

UC Irvine fleet electric

Pure electricity

UC Irvine becomes the first college in the nation to convert to all-electric bus fleet.

US China Energy Center Berkeley Lab

$5M foundation gift to help support US-China energy center

Gift will also create Berkeley Lab’s first endowed chair.

 Small yellow croaker catch Previous Pause Next 1 of 2  Small yellow croaker is one of four important traditional species fished in the East China Sea.

Intense industrial fishing

How China maintains large catches and what it means for fishery management.

UC Berkeley plastic

Learning to live without plastic

A professor challenges the ease with which we turn to synthetic materials.

Coffea arabica

Arabica coffee genome sequenced

Coincides with birth of California-grown specialty coffee industry.

Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle

New technology will cut plug-in hybrid fuel consumption by one-third

Researchers look to birds flying in formation and find a way to make vehicles more efficient.

UC Irvine hydrogen supply

In a national first, UC Irvine injects renewable hydrogen into campus power supply

Power-to-gas technique offers new way to store and use excess wind and solar energy.

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