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November 2014

  • 11.25.14 — Transit survey: 47 percent ride bikes to campus

    UC Davis students, staff and faculty continue to ride circles around a consultant who doubted if the university could get more people to bike to and from campus.

  • 11.20.14 — Expanding California’s water supply: You can’t store what isn’t there

    California’s approval of a $7.5 billion water bond has bolstered prospects for expanding reservoirs and groundwater storage, but the drought-prone state can effectively use no more than a 15 percent increase in surface water storage capacity because of lack of water to fill it, according to a new analysis released Nov. 20.

  • 11.12.14 — Fresh idea brings campus produce to UC Davis pantry

    Campus-grown produce, delivered by bicycle and offered at a UC Davis food pantry, is warming not only the stomachs of students, but also their hearts.

  • 11.1.14 — Hot crops

    Researchers at UC Davis and around the world are scrambling to develop new varieties of food and fiber crops that will produce abundant yields despite drought and other effects of climate change. They’re also exploring more water-efficient ways to grow existing crops.