Climate change

Two half-full beers on a sandy beach

Climate change may deplete the world's beer

And you thought beer was expensive already: Declining barley production could make the beverage a luxury item.

Outdoor solar panel charging station with students beneath

UC named a national leader in renewable energy

For the second year in a row, the EPA recognizes the University of California with a Green Power Leadership Award.

Two women walking, one carrying another, older woman

Kindness: An unsung climate change tool

The solutions to climate change are not just technological — kindness can help any community weather its harshest impacts.

Solar panel in the sun

Climate summit puts California, UC in the spotlight

The University of California is among the thousands gathering to share solutions at the Global Climate Action Summit.

solar panels

Designing a solar tarp

Engineers are working to create a foldable, packable way to generate power from the sun.

Republicans and Democrats agree on climate change — they just don't realize it

The key to fixing climate change isn't convincing people it's real: it's getting them to choose policy over party.

Couple in the sun UCLA

Climate change is making it harder for couples to conceive

Research finds warming temperatures have a negative effect on fertility, birth rates.

Ways to rally UC campuses for carbon neutrality

New report presents strategies for increasing campus engagement in the Carbon Neutrality Initiative

V. Ramanathan shares $1.33M sustainable development prize with fellow climate science pioneer

The renowned researcher from UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography is honored for his work.

Markus Kalmutzki, Farhad Fathieh and Eugene Kapustin set up the water harvester for tests on a rooftop on the UC Berkeley campus

Pulling fresh water from desert air

Powered only by sunlight, a next-generation water harvester has pulled drinking water from thin, desert air.

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