Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

Skip to content Skip to navigation


Another year has passed, and another wonderful class of students have graduated. We celebrated their accomplishments at the annual School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences Commencement Ceremony and also reconnected with some alumni at an event on the East Coast. 


September 19, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has effectively banned most antibacterial soaps, a personal hygiene product used by millions. Stephen Luby, whose work was cited by the FDA, discusses the issues.

woman walking in snow
September 1, 2016

The simultaneous occurrence of warm winters in the West and cold winters in the East has significantly increased in recent decades. The damaging and costly phenomenon is very likely attributable to human-caused climate change, according to a new study.

oil refinery
September 1, 2016

The new bill SB 32 will extend and expand targets for emissions cuts, putting the Golden State at the forefront of global efforts to lessen and adapt to impacts of climate change. However, questions remain about the legality of the state’s cap and trade program, a central mechanism for reaching targets.

Support Us