Environment & Energy

UCI, NASA JPL researchers discover a cause of rapid ice melting in Greenland

Study suggests extent of future sea level rise could be vastly underestimated

Scientists discover a way Earth’s atmosphere cleans itself

UC Irvine chemist helped shed light on the formation of an air-clearing molecule

UCI researchers join DOE-funded project to reinvent lithium-ion battery recycling

R&D effort is aimed at improving environmental sustainability and lowering costs

UC Irvine Earth system scientists uncover ice-age shift in Pacific Ocean circulation

Fossil radiocarbon measurements show effect on CO2 uptake, carbon storage and climate

Wildfires in 2021 emitted a record-breaking amount of carbon dioxide

UC Irvine-led study found northern-latitude forest fires to be the highest source

UCI Podcast Indicator

UCI Podcast: Evaluating California’s flood risk

Brett Sanders, UCI professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been focusing his research efforts on understanding flood risk to Southern California’s communities. Over the years he has studied the impact of climate change-caused sea level rise along California’s coast. Lately he has been examining flood risk to regions further inland, in many cases affecting […]

Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering Brett Sanders

Flood Watchers

UCI researchers sound the alarm on future Southern California deluge

UC Irvine researchers create E. coli-based water monitoring technology

Bacterium used as a live sensor to detect heavy metal contamination

Steven Davis

UC Irvine Earth system scientists plot pathways for climate-conscious air travel

Net-zero-emissions flying is possible by 2050 with new technologies and habits

UCI researchers decipher atomic-scale imperfections in lithium-ion batteries

Team used super high-resolution microscopy enhanced by deep machine learning