The Millennium Drought in southeastern Australia forced Greater Melbourne, a city of 4.3 million people, to successfully implement innovations that hold critical lessons for water-stressed regions around the world, according to findings by UC Irvine and Australian researchers.
UCI ranks 16th among the most environmentally responsible universities worldwide, according to the just-released “Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges.”
Researchers urge greater control of resultant erosion in future scenarios
The Newkirk Alumni Center is the latest UC Irvine building to attain the top designation awarded by the US Green Building Council for sustainable building practices. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum status is earned by building projects that excel in the implementation of earth-friendly design, building materials, energy usage and building […]
Five UC Irvine students have been awarded $2,500 fellowships to fund research and related projects that focus on food issues. They’re among 54 University of California students receiving support from the UC president’s Global Food Initiative Student Fellowship Program.
UC Irvine is quadrupling the amount of green power it generates on-site with the addition of solar photovoltaic canopies on three campus parking structure roofs.
UCI researchers can forecast wildfires using sea surface temperatures.
This summer, surfers and swimmers will risk more than sunburn — the ocean could make them sick. UCI researchers are testing the waters and working to improve the detection, identification, measurement and elimination of coastal pollutants.
Oladele Ogunseitan picks up a cell phone and tosses it into a small wood chipper in his UC Irvine lab. Is he conducting a wacky experiment? Overreacting to one too many dropped calls? Actually, Ogunseitan grinds up old phones for a purely scientific cause: He’s studying toxic electronic waste. Chair of the population health & […]