Environment & Energy

Green giant

UCI continues to loom large in campus sustainability

UCI’s Eric Rignot and Steven White elected to National Academy of Sciences

Earth system scientist and physicist recognized for original research

UCI Earth system scientist joins international team studying Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica

Mathieu Morlighem, UCI assistant professor of Earth system science, is contributing his expertise in ice sheet numerical modeling to the newly launched International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration. The five-year, $25 million project, co-sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the U.K.’s Natural Environment Research Council, aims to provide answers to some of the most pressing inquiries […]

Scientists project a drier Amazon and wetter Indonesia in the future

UCI-led study examines role of plants, trees in global transfer of rainfall

Bleaching of coral reefs reduced where daily temperature changes are large

By taking a closer look, UCI scientists find resilience in face of heat stress

UCI-led study helps explain Greenland glaciers’ varied vulnerability to melting

More accurate maps of bed topography reveal physical processes controlling retreat

Global fisheries to be, on average, 20 percent less productive in 2300, UCI study finds

Warming-induced plankton growth near Antarctica will impair marine food chain

UCI oceanographers solve mystery of phytoplankton survival in nutrient-poor Pacific

Essential iron is hoarded and recycled by the climate-regulating aquatic plants

Arctic lakes are releasing relatively young carbon, UCI-led study discovers

Findings paint less dire climate picture, as ancient emissions are more harmful

UCI recycling and reuse program debuts in Climate Lab video

The UCI campus community has made a serious effort to cut waste in recent years, resulting in an 80 percent reduction in non-biodegradable junk going to landfills. UCI recycling manager Anne Krieghoff discusses the university’s trash-abatement programs in a new Climate Lab video premiering today. Produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox, […]