Environment/Energy

UCI-led research recommends extending California’s prescribed burning season  

Practice viewed as an important tool to prevent out-of-control wildfires

Emissions tied to the international trade of agricultural goods are rising

UCI-led study shows the global shift of land-use greenhouse gas emissions

Wilson Ho in the laboratory.

UCI scientists turn a hydrogen molecule into a quantum sensor

New technique enables precise measurement of electrostatic properties of materials

Deforestation drives climate change that harms remaining forest

UCI researchers reconsider carbon storage with improved climate models, satellite data

UCI researchers first to sample permafrost CO2 emissions during fall and winter

New tool enables year-round, direct measurements of frozen arctic soils

Helping her homeland

UCI engineer starts program to offer sanctuary here to scientists and academics from war-torn Ukraine

UCI, NASA JPL researchers detail causes of glacier retreat in West Antarctica

Ice-ocean interactions are accelerating melting into Amundsen Sea Embayment

Fires in the Sierra Nevada likely to grow in frequency

UCI study links rising temperatures to higher blaze risk

Wind and solar could power the world’s major countries most of the time

UCI-led team analyzes options for filling the gaps in generation

Carbon dioxide emissions rebound to nearly pre-pandemic levels

Chinese emissions rose substantially while those in Europe and the U.S. remained lower