KEYWORD

environmental justice

Gregg Macey (left), director of the Center for Land, Environment and Natural Resources at UCI Law, and Alejandro Camacho, a Chancellor’s Professor of law and faculty director of CLEANR.

Bridging state, local climate action

UCI Law launches groundbreaking program to integrate city land-use plans with California objectives

UCI campus map showing location of combined heat and power plan and location of where heating and cooling water and natural gas service goes.

UCI embarks on decarbonization study

Strategy will be developed to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 90 percent by 2045

Clockwise from left: Assistant professor of education Symone Gyles, Professor of Civil & Environmental Enginnering Brett Sanders, Sara Ludovise with the OCDE, Associate professor of education Hosun Kang, and professor of education Rossella Santagata. The National Science Foundation has awarded an interdisciplinary team from the University of California, Irvine a three-year, $1.6 million grant focused on creating an accessible and equity-centered model for high school environmental engineering education intended to inspire and properly prepare students for careers in this field.

NSF funds UC Irvine project to improve climate science learning in high schools

Biological sciences, education and engineering schools team up to create curriculum

Researchers in field.

UC Irvine leads regional project to reduce climate change risks in California

$5.5 million effort will prioritize community engagement, environmental justice

Alana LeBrón (left) and Jun Wu (right).

UC Irvine receives grant to study lead exposure effects on children’s learning, behavior

Santa Ana-based project continues past successful community-academic partnership

UC Irvine-led interdisciplinary team delves into a heated debate about humidity

Under climate change, moist heat stress is expected to worsen public health outcomes

For Phase 1 of the EPA’s Environmental Justice Video Challenge for Students, UCI team members created maps pinpointing soil lead contamination hot spots in Santa Ana; the red areas above show where the dirt contains unhealthy levels of the metal. Following Phase 2 of the competition, UCI students and community activists are partnering in a project to use plants and fungus to remove lead from affected locations.

Meeting the environmental justice challenge

UCI graduate students honored by EPA for bioremediation project video

UCI Water director David Feldman standing behind a pool of water.

Water warriors

UCI experts work to inform public policy and educate about California’s water future

Decarbonization leads to more equable air quality in California

UCI study shows how climate mitigation options would affect health of various communities

UCI researchers awarded $7.5 million for environmental justice initiative

NSF funding will support diversification, community engagement in Earth system science