In the Media

Dec 1, 2022
Many of the companies promising “net-zero” emissions to protect the climate are relying on vast swaths of forests and what are known as carbon offsets to meet that goal.
Nov 29, 2022
Satellite images since 1986 show that land set aside for protection is performing much like land that isn't protected. Companies claiming offsets are skating by.
Nov 28, 2022
Being rebellious by nature made growing up a little harder for David MacMillan. But his free spirit later helped him reach success as a chemist and scientist.
Nov 27, 2022
Jessica Walden and Chris McGuire, owners of Amis de la Terre Zero-Waste Market, want to give people a way to stem plastic pollution.
Oct 26, 2022
How a free pizza played a pivotal role in the life of a Native American physicist.
Oct 18, 2022
Researchers at UC Irvine found that California’s trees are dying and may not be coming back.
Oct 13, 2022
On Wednesday, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine announced the inaugural recipients of the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Awards for Excellence in Science Communication, given by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in partnership with Schmidt Futures
Oct 12, 2022
Researchers at the University of California, Irvine and four national laboratories have devised a way to make lithium-ion battery cathodes without using cobalt, a mineral plagued by price volatility and geopolitical complications.
Oct 10, 2022
The first and only Mexican chemist to win a Nobel prize.
Oct 7, 2022
Particle physicists have long been early adopters—if not inventors—of tech from email to the internet. Over the past decade, in tandem with the broader machine learning revolution, they've now trained ML algorithms to solve previously intractable problems and tackle completely new challenges.
Oct 6, 2022
Nobel laureate David MacMillan, Ph.D. ’96, (right) visits UCI in May, enabling a reunion with his Ph.D. advisor Larry Overman, UCI Distinguished Professor emeritus, and Vy Dong, UCI professor of chemistry, who was advised by MacMillan at UC Berkeley and the California Institute of Technology.
Sep 20, 2022
Insider’s inaugural Climate Action 30 highlights 30 global leaders working toward climate solutions. Our list includes activists, influencers, academics, scientists, business executives, entrepreneurs, and public-sector and nonprofit leaders working to address the climate crisis through collectivism, community, and accountability.