A recent study co-authored by Kristen Shive found that climate change would result in fewer overall days when prescribed fires can be safely lit.
Agroecology professor Tim Bowles and colleagues are working to conduct a data-driven valuation of the risk mitigation of improved soil health.
ESPM researchers Jill Banfield, Mary Firestone, and Ella Sieradzki detail new links between soil viruses and carbon emissions.
Professor Rachel Morello-Frosch is working to mitigate the effect of flood-related contamination on some of the state's most marginalized communities.
Omitting racial demographics from a new evaluative tool may hamper the Biden administration's efforts to address environmental inequalities.
As climate change threatens land-based ecosystems, a new paper from ESPM researchers highlights the role they play in offsetting human carbon emissions.
A new project overseen by research scientist Gabe Rossi and postdoc Phil Georgakakos could contribute to salmonid recovery in northern California.
A new article by PhD student Kieren Rudge suggests critical race theory can advance climate justice better than the status quo.
In a recent Q&A Professor Michael Mascarenhas discusses the political, social, and economic factors that cause inequities in access to safe and affordable water.
Assistant Professor of Cooperative Extension Kristin Dobbin is working to make sure that California's Sustainable Groundwater Management Act takes rural drinking water users into account.
UC Berkeley and the Karuk Tribe use Indigenous and western science to cultivate resilient food systems under changing climate conditions.
A review of climate policy found that politics should not be seen only as a constraint but also be recognized as a target of intervention to advance environmental solutions.
A new study suggests that existing environmental inequalities may worsen as motorists continue to adopt these cleaner alternatives.
In a survery of California households led by assistant professor of Cooperative Extension Kristin Dobbin, 85% of respondents reported that they were concerned about long-term reliability of their water supply.
ESPM continuing lecturer Patina K. Mendez discusses what she loves about research and teaching in Breakthroughs magazine.
Recent research from the lab of professor Albert Ruhi shows that the moist subsurface area below the dry creek bed served as a refuge for insects during the dry season.
ESPM researchers advance knowledge of California’s sensitive freshwater ecosystems.
Five ESPM faculty members are featured in this Breakthroughs magazine story about how climate change is altering the water cycle.
Restoring 1,200 acres of the Dutch Slough can offset the carbon emissions of 1,000 cars per year, according to UC Berkeley research.
A first-of-its-kind study by UC Berkeley researchers found that wildlife restoration efforts are more likely to succeed if conservationists partner with local communities.