UC Merced student works on campus sustainability

UC joins campuses across the country on White House Climate Pledge

UC President Napolitano, together with all 10 UC chancellors, joined the White House and universities around the country in urging world leaders to take decisive action on climate change.


UC Carbon Neutrality Student Fellows tackle big climate problems

The fellowships will fund projects, from the classroom to the operating room, that will steer the UC system toward its carbon neutrality goal.

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Ride bikes — save big bucks and the environment

A global shift to bicycling would have a huge impact on the environment, especially in urban areas, and could save trillions of dollars.

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Big Ideas deadline approaches

Preproposals are due Nov. 12 for UC student innovation contest.

Visiting eco-chef Roger Feely makes grasshopper tacos during a demonstration of drought-friendly cooking at Festival of Discovery in Aldrich Park.

Food for thought

UC Irvine provides a full menu of events, activities encouraging new approaches to sustainable nourishment.

Riverside's climate heroes

Professor and four students will work to engage the campus on climate change related issues in the coming year.

Better way to pack natural gas into fuel tanks

New method of storing methane could speed development of cars that don’t require the high pressures or cold temperatures of today’s LNG vehicles.

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Bending the curve on climate change for California and the world

UC’s top climate experts are convening to create a practical blueprint for tackling climate change in advance of the Paris United Nations Climate Summit.

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Lawn mower emission reduction device wins national award

Several generations of engineering teams have worked on the NOx-Out device to cut air pollution.

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UC launches Cool Campus Challenge in a push toward carbon neutrality

'We’re on our way to becoming the very first university system to wipe out our carbon footprint for good.'