Environment/Energy

Aerial views of San Juan Capistrano in 1990 and current day that shows increased coastal erosion.

California’s Beaches Are Eroding: Here’s How to Save Them

UC Irvine beach dynamics expert Brett Sanders offers solutions

UC Irvine-led team uncovers ‘vigorous melting’ at Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier

Satellite radar data show kilometer-scale seawater intrusion, causing ice to rise and fall

Three men collecting water from an open well

UC Irvine scientist helps link climate change to Madagascar’s megadrought

The finding may help policymakers respond to the crisis

A glacier in a fjord in Greenland.

Grounding zone discovery explains accelerated melting under Greenland’s glaciers

UC Irvine researchers suggest we may be underestimating severity of sea level rise

Bill Tomlinson, UCI professor of informatics

UC Irvine researcher authors ‘scientists’ warning’ on climate and technology

Academics explore roles of clean energy and AI in combating global warming

Machine learning climate simulation dataset paper wins award at prominent AI conference

UC Irvine Earth system scientists and data scientists led the development of the high-fidelity tool

NASA funds UC Irvine-led mission to record changes in Antarctica’s ice sheet

Researchers will use data from upcoming and existing international satellite missions

Three UC Irvine engineers involved in Energy Earthshot Initiative

DOE-funded projects will accelerate innovations toward more clean energy solutions

UC Irvine scientists reveal what fuels wildfires in Sierra Nevada Mountains

The work could help improve California’s wildfire management efforts

A photograph of two Mandarin oranges, one of which is rotting.

Curbing waste improves global food security but has limited environmental benefits

UC Irvine, CU Boulder researchers find that better efficiency leads to more consumption