Many studies have shown that raising cattle and pigs for food is hard on the environment, and fish has long been considered a better alternative.
But the work of UC Merced graduate student Brandi McKuin indicates that because of emissions... Read More
Even without all the industrial and technological growth that has accelerated climate change, humans can — and do — dramatically impact ecosystems.
A new paper in Nature Communications, co-authored by UC Merced Professor... Read More
Fedele Bauccio, CEO and co-founder of Bon Appétit Management Company, will speak on campus early next month at an event sponsored by the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Sustainability, Dining Services, the Blum Center and the... Read More
The annual Research Week tabling event has more than doubled in size from last year, and that’s just one of the new and growing events featured in UC Merced’s weeklong celebration of research.
More than 20 tables have been... Read More
Three of UC Merced’s student sustainability stars will share ideas about the future and network with international students and dignitaries at the upcoming session of Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U).
Hoaithi Dang,... Read More
Biodiversity Professor Michael Dawson has been named UC Merced’s inaugural Faculty Climate Action Champion by the UC Office of the President (UCOP).
Dawson’s work and his plan, which formed a proposal for a project to engage... Read More
The federal Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recognized this year’s team of UC Merced engineering students for its design of a device that cools high-powered electronics aboard military aircraft.
In the yearlong... Read More
Shakespeare might have been right when he wrote “what’s past is prologue,” but not when it comes to modeling climate change.
A new study shows that rising air temperatures could have a crippling effect on the likelihood... Read More
A small team of undergraduate students from UC Merced is gaining major exposure in a global competition to design portions of what could be the next big innovation in transportation.
Elon Musk, the billionaire inventor and co-founder of... Read More
More than 70 people learned about the research and education opportunities offered by UC Merced’s new Merced nAnomaterials Center of Energy and Sensing (MACES) during an open house Dec. 4.
MACES, established earlier this year with a... Read More