Doubling down

August 15, 2019
UC Santa Barbara study shows human impacts on oceans nearly doubled in recent decade, could double again without adequate action.

Fertilizer feast and famine

August 15, 2019
Solving the global nitrogen problem; a team of scientists, led by UC Davis, has published a study that identifies five strategies to tackle the problem.

The Berkeley Lab provides new recipes for taking salt out of seawater

July 31, 2019
As populations boom and chronic droughts persist, coastal cities have increasingly turned to ocean desalination to supplement a dwindling fresh water supply.

UC Davis and USAID launch new research program to study rural poverty worldwide

July 31, 2019
Researchers will study the root causes of poverty and food insecurity with an emphasis on risk from disasters like drought, flood or conflict. 

Climate change could fuel next wave of immigrants from Latin America

July 8, 2019
Global climate change is likely to exacerbate the ongoing immigration crisis in the United States, according to a UC Berkeley PhD student funded by the Center for Latin American Studies.

Cows and climate change

June 27, 2019
UC Davis researchers argue that, managed correctly, cows help restore healthy soils, conserve sensitive species and enhance overall ecological function.

How hurricanes cause disease outbreaks

June 19, 2019
Disasters can cause threats to public health that turn into their own calamities, according to UCLA’s Robert Kim-Farley.

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.