John Muir Institute for the Environment

Coronavirus stay-at-home orders have reduced traffic accidents by half

April 01, 2020
Coronavirus stay-at-home orders that went into effect on March 20 have reduced vehicle collisions on California roadways by roughly half, according to a UC Davis survey that is the first to estimate the impact of the extraordinary health orders on traffic.

How Can Agriculture Be a Part of the Climate Solution?

January 10, 2020
Professor Benjamin Houlton, director of the John Muir Institute of the Environment and champion of the One Climate Initiative says carbon farming is the key to help solve climate change. His mission is to counteract a simple, startling fact: A single carbon dioxide molecule remains in the atmosphere for more than 100 years, locking us into climate change in the future.

Dialogues and Discourse

Science and the Social License

The world’s population is expanding, food demands are rising, and climate risks are becoming more disruptive.