Worker prepares world’s first algae surfboard

Surfing into a greener future

UC San Diego biology and chemistry students produce the world’s first algae-based, sustainable surfboard.

UC Irvine student uses art to inspire climate activism

37 students are awarded fellowships to work on projects that support UC's Carbon Neutrality Initiative.

4 UC campuses ranked in Princeton Review’s top 50 green colleges

UC Santa Barbara, ranked third, along with UC Irvine, UC Santa Cruz and UC Davis among top sustainable campuses.

Berkeley Food Institute panel discussion

Food justice takes center stage

Forum focuses on labor, power, policy and other issues around food.

do it in dark tank top

UC Santa Barbara goes lights out to win energy conservation contest

All UC campuses participated in the Campus Conservation Nationals, which challenges students, faculty and staff at 186 university campuses to reduce energy and water use.

New UC projects target greenhouse gas emissions

Research and outreach efforts will help UC become first major university to achieve carbon neutrality.

How a student’s good idea cut water use and saved $23 million

When Karen Andrade came to UC Berkeley, she was surprised to discover how challenging it was for outside organizations to partner with students and faculty on research projects. She came up with the idea of Science Shop to fill the gap.

Energy smack down! Campuses compete to save electricity

Nine UC undergraduate campuses are going head to head as part of a national contest to conserve energy.

carbon dioxide injection well

One-two punch could make western U.S. carbon-negative

Combining biomass electricity production with carbon capture could enable power generators to store more carbon than they emit.

‘Frontiers of Innovation’ program seeds multidisciplinary projects

Program will help launch seven major projects focused on advancing strategic research goals.

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