green chemistry

Recreating Nature’s Machinery for Making Hydrogen Gas

December 04, 2019
Research from the University of Illinois and UC Davis has chemists one step closer to recreating nature’s most efficient machinery for generating hydrogen gas. This new development may help clear the path for the hydrogen fuel industry to move into a larger role in the global push toward more environmentally friendly energy sources. 

Second Ko Lecture Highlights Sustainable Energy for Everyone

February 16, 2017
Daniel Nocera, a Harvard professor who helped pioneer artificial photosynthesis, recently told an audience at UC Davis that achieving a truly sustainable Earth will only happen by helping people living in poverty.

Ko Lecture Series Focuses on Sustainability

January 26, 2017
​​​​​​​Chemist Daniel Nocera, a world leader in renewable energy research, will come to UC Davis on Feb. 9 for the second installment of The Winston Ko Public Lecture Series: Frontiers in Mathematical and Physical Sciences.

UC Davis Chemistry Goes Green

October 16, 2015
The University of California, Davis, Department of Chemistry celebrated joining the Green Chemistry Commitment on Thursday, Oct. 8. By signing the Green Chemistry Commitment this summer, the UC Davis chemistry department joined more than 25 schools and universities in adding the principles of green chemistry to its formal curriculum.