Solar LED products in testing lab

Modern off-grid lighting could create 2 million new jobs in developing world

Moving away from polluting, fuel-based lighting isn't just good for the environment - it puts people to work

Fortino Morales III manages R’Garden, UC Riverside's 3-acre community garden.

30 Under 30: Community garden cultivates food justice

Global Food Initiative 30 Under 30 winner is raising awareness about food access.

UC Berkeley Beijing air pollution

Beijing’s air quality problem holds lessons for everyone

Controlling pollution in urban areas is not enough, UC Berkeley suggests — households must embrace clean energy, too.

flexible solar

The flexible, durable solar cell

UC San Diego nanoengineers bring an entrepreneurial bent to solar cell research.

UC Santa Barbara computer scientist Chandra Krintz is testing her SmartFarm technology at Sedgwick Reserve, pictured, among other locations in the region.

Farm aid

UC Santa Barbara Sustainability Champion moves closer to goal of enabling smarter farming through technology.

GFI 30 Under 30 school farm

Connecting farms to schools

Global Food Initiative 30 Under 30 winner teams with Ventura County farmer to launch school farm.

UC Irvine plastic waste

UC Irvine chemists help find way to recycle plastic waste into fuel

New method could see trash inexpensively recycled into other commodities.

Cheetah UC Santa Barbara

Will science find a way to save Earth’s top predators?

A UC Santa Barbara researcher wants to help slow-to-recover species flourish again.

UC San Diego vessel biofuel

Ship voyages on 100 percent renewable biofuel for 1 year

A UC San Diego research vessel realizes UC's commitment to sustainability over 14,400 nautical miles.

Scrub Jay UC Natural Reserve System

Rare scrub jay helps regrow oak forests

These Johnny Appleseeds are reversing ranching damage on Santa Cruz Island, UC scientists find.

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