Editor's note: The spring 2009 UCSC Review magazine has gone digital. Economic conditions led us to suspend print production to reduce costs. This issue showcases how UCSC is inventing a greener future through research, sustainable campus practices, and more.

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Inventing a Greener Future

The Spring 2009 Review contemplates the timely topic of sustaining...ourselves...the food we eat...the energy we use...our campus...our planet.

Alan Richards discusses climate change

Fiddling while the planet burns

Alan Richards, professor of environmental studies, discusses climate change and the role educators can play in meeting the challenge. Read more »

Inventing a greener future

Inventing a greener future

UCSC scientists are helping to meet the challenge of global climate change by pioneering innovative alternatives to fossil fuels. Read more »

Change On A Fork

Change on a fork

Student-generated groundswell has, in fact, been at the heart of a sustainability movement for the entire UC system. Read more »

  • Campus architect Frank Zwart

    A sustaining vision

    Planners have maintained the characteristics of the campus's extraordinary site while fulfilling the academic mission. Read more »

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