The entire world faces unprecedented environmental challenges from population growth, habitat degradation, extinctions, climate change, pollution, and resource depletion. Join us in trying to win this fight.

In our teaching and our research, the Department of Environmental Science and Policy plays a unique role in bringing together the natural sciences and social sciences, the two essential components of sustainable solutions to these challenges.

Drought and climate changes are reducing the diversity of California’s grassland wildflowers. (Susan Harrison)
Drought reduces California Wildflowers
tadpools in a tank
ESP study shows a mechanism for climate change exasperating effects of pollution
Mark Lubell featured in Capital Public Radio