The UC Irvine campus will become a living renewable energy laboratory under a statewide program designed to make electricity generation and transportation safer, cleaner and more affordable for Californians.
UC Irvine engineers plan to outfit the local water system with sensors that will alert officials when and where pipes crack or break, hastening repair – thanks to nearly $5.7 million over three years from the National Institute of Standards & Technology and several local water groups.
Tammy Kelleher seldom sits still – she’s too busy keeping watch over UCI’s Central Plant.
Wind energy over the planet’s oceans is a vastly underutilized renewable resource, according to UC Irvine researchers.
UC Irvine cuts greenhouse gas emissions from the (efficiently irrigated) ground up.
For Max Broad ’09 and undergraduate Alexis Kim, The Green Initiative Fund brings new meaning to TGIF.
In ways that have altered nearly every aspect of campus life, UC Irvine has reduced the energy needed to keep the place humming, serving as a model for other large organizations seeking to shrink their carbon footprints. “Environmental stewardship at UCI began long before we even heard the words ‘green,’ ‘LEED,’ or ‘carbon-neutrality,’” says Wendell […]
Earth scientist Claudia Czimczik digs in Peru for new dirt on global warming.
UC Irvine students want to foster a sustainable culture that moves beyond hemp bags and energy-efficient light bulbs.
As our expanding population outgrows an aging infrastructure, transportation is becoming an increasingly important topic in Orange County and statewide. It also has significant implications for the U.S. economy, considering that transportation-related goods and services account for about 20 percent of the nation’s gross national product. “The safe and efficient movement of people and goods […]