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.

Zot n Clothes thrift shop held at UC Irvine cross cultural center

March 25, 2019
Coordinated by UCGHI Planetary Health Center of Expertise student ambassadors, the event encouraged discourse on sustainable consumerism in fashion and shined a spotlight on a resource available to students on campus.

Sixth annual Climate Conference links science and justice

March 22, 2019
Ocean scientists and activists will discuss challenges and opportunities of climate change during UC Santa Cruz's free public panel April 11. 

Joshua Blumenstock: The knowns and unknowns of big data and poverty alleviation

March 22, 2019
UC Berkeley professor's approach could help open up major innovations in monitoring and mitigating the effects of natural disasters, health epidemics and migration patterns.

Justice Movement

February 28, 2019
A symposium at UC Santa Barbara will kick off a global public history project on migration and environmental justice.

Researchers hope to tackle methane emissions in manure through use of biochar

February 28, 2019
Professor Gerardo Diaz and his interdisciplinary team of UC Merced faculty will research how biochar can help reduce methane emissions from manure on dairies.

How coral bleaching threatens Caribbean communities

February 28, 2019
Coral bleaching is often caused by unusually warm ocean temperatures and impacts the communities that rely on the Caribbean sea for food and tourism, according to UC Berkeley study. 

New project to build climate resilience through improved land management

February 8, 2019
A $4.6 million grant to UCs Merced and Irvine will help researchers develop new tools and methods for better managing the state’s forests, shrub lands and grasslands.

Research seeks relief for hot and thirsty farmlands

February 6, 2019
UCGHI Planetary Health Center of Expertise-funded projects produce results and hope for the Central Valley and beyond.