The Future of Energy and the Environment

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.
Dec 1, 2022
Ion chemistry research, Ardo explained, is playing a central role in the development of better batteries for electric vehicles.
Nov 30, 2022
Professor Shane Ardo’s lab is helping UCI Chemistry alumnus CX Xiang develop field-defining carbon capture technology.
Nov 29, 2022
The award will stimulate the Patterson lab’s research into sustainable plastics as well as its education efforts.
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 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.
Nov 17, 2022
This episode is one of eight filmed during summer of 2022 in partnership with the Center for Digital Innovation in Learning made possible by an IGNITE grant from Boston College. These episodes include a diverse slate of co-hosts and kids who share their own rock stories and observations. In Season Three, we take our show on the road, filming scientists in their laboratories and field sites around the country. Many of the rocks and stories presented would not have been available without support…
Nov 16, 2022
The UCI Physical Sciences professors work to elevate the union’s science and its publications, too.
Oct 24, 2022
The program, which just accepted its first two students, provides research support for three academic quarters.
Oct 18, 2022
Researchers at UC Irvine found that California’s trees are dying and may not be coming back.
Oct 14, 2022
Tavares recently applied for and won the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship.
Oct 13, 2022
Professor Rigden answers a few questions about her science and her new role as a member of the UCI faculty.