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Combination of water scarcity and inflexible demand puts world’s river basins at risk

June 17, 2019
UC Irvine led study examines consumption patterns and suggests resilience strategies.

Concerning climate

May 31, 2019
Few nations are as vulnerable to the health effects of climate change as Bangladesh, where Dr. John Clemens, of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, is helping to define the challenges and develop solutions.

Climate undermined by lobbying

May 31, 2019
First-of-its-kind study out of UC Santa Barbara quantifies the effects of political lobbying on likelihood of climate policy enactment.

UC Riverside, Riverside schools push back against pollution

May 22, 2019
The new Riverside Air Monitoring Project will engage more than 2,000 high school students in an issue – air quality – that has health impacts in their community.

Human impact on droughts goes back 100 years

May 13, 2019
A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory study reveals the big picture of global drought.  

California farmers have raised wages, but still unable to find enough workers

May 2, 2019
Findings show the potential for changing the worldwide food supply as farmers move to crops that require fewer human hands to get the crops to market. 

UCLA Luskin professor launches organization to fill research gap at EPA

April 30, 2019
JR DeShazo co-chairs a committee of environmental economists who will advise agency on social costs and benefits of its policies.

UC Merced grad student represents San Joaquin Valley at Global Food Security Symposium

April 30, 2019
Vicky Espinoza was one of 22 chosen by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs from more than 600 applicants from all over the world to participate in the meeting in Washington, D.C.

Plastic’s carbon footprint

April 19, 2019
Researchers from UC Santa Barbara conduct first global assessment of the lifecycle of greenhouse gas emissions from plastics.

USAID project helps UC Davis continue long tradition of agricultural development in Egypt

April 19, 2019
The five-year, $30 million project will establish a Center of Excellence for Agriculture at Cairo University.

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