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Researchers Develop a Scaled-up Spintronic Probabilistic Computer

Researchers at Tohoku University, the University of Messina, and the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) have developed a…

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Insight and Influence: Clarivate Analytics names 10 scientists and social scientists to its 2022 list of highly cited researchers

Ten UC Santa Barbara researchers have been named among the most influential scientists in the world, according to the 2022 Highly Cited…

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A National Roadmap for Clean Buildings: How President Biden Can Use Executive Action to Drive Toward 100% Zero-Emission Buildings

America’s built environment consists of 124 million residential and 5.9 million commercial buildings, which together generate toxic…

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Defiant Energy: How the American electric utility industry pushed climate denial, doubt, and delay

By Leah C. Stokes

Since electricity became mainstream a century and a half ago, burning coal, oil, and fossil gas has allowed us…

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Experiments in space will deliver benefits on Earth

By Tamara Dietrich

Another experiment led by Yangying Zhu, assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of…

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It Wasn’t Just Oil Companies Spreading Climate Denial

The electricity industry knew about the dangers of climate change 40 years ago. It denied them anyway.

By Robinson Meyer

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The Dirty Truth About Utility Climate Pledges, Version 2

By ​Cara Bottorff, Noah Ver Beek, & Leah C. Stokes

Utilities are trying to greenwash their dirty plans.

It’s time to…

Industry and Business

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Will the US finally become a climate leader? with Leah Stokes

While the United States fancies itself a global climate leader…

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They used to call California ocean desalination a disaster. But water crisis brings new look

For decades, environmentalists have decried ocean desalination as an ecological disaster, while cost-savvy water managers have thumbed…

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Advocates claim fiber is "greener" than copper or cable

By Sue Marek

Environmentally friendly or sustainable business practices are an integral part of all industries, and the telecom…

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Discovering the Potential of P-Computers

The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) has created a crisis in computing and a significant need for more…

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Investing in the Next Generation of Energy Efficiency

Faculty at UC Santa Barbara seeking to develop breakthrough energy-efficient software will have the opportunity to receive seed funding…