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UCLA’s power plant had something that professors Yoram Cohen and Panagiotis Christofides wanted: hopelessly filthy water. And they have invented something that the Cogeneration Plant wanted: a way to clean it up.
UCLA placed well in two fields of study.
A piece co-authored by Dr. Richard Jackson, IoES professor and Department of Environmental Health Sciences chair, was featured in the Huffington Post.
An article by Institute of the Environment and Sustainability Professor Matt Kahn and Lucas W. Davis was featured in the latest issue of ACCESS: the Magazine of the University of California Transportation Center.
Matthew Kahn, a professor with the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and the departments of Public Policy and Economics, has written three books: "Green Cities" (Brookings Institution Press); "Heroes and Cowards" (Princeton University Press,
Bruin Commuter Club offers incentives for UCLA members who switch to environmentally friendly transportation.
A Christian Science Monitor blog column by Matthew Kahn, a professor at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability with joint appointments in economics and public policy, compared energy-conservation efforts in Japan and the U.S.
Better management is key to securing California's water supply for future.
Nancy Sutley, chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality and principal environmental policy advisor to President Barak Obama, met with some of UCLA's top researchers in climate change and green technology on Friday, July 22.
For Engineering Professor Rajit Gadh, knowledge is power. In particular, that’s electric power and finding new ways to harness, store and deliver it as growing numbers of American drivers give up their gas-guzzlers for electric vehicles.
California Gov. Jerry Brown kicked off a two-day conference at UCLA today, where politicians, business leaders, researchers and academics gathered to propose ways to meet Brown's goal of developing localized renewable energy sources that can produce 12,00
Dr. Richard Jackson, chair of the department of Environmental Health Sciences and professor at the IoES, is the host of a new Media & Policy Center documentary about public health and the built environment.
Scientists from UCLA, USC, Caltech and other Southern California research universities gathered at UCLA’s California NanoSystems Institute for a July 13-15 workshop about how to better communicate the importance and excitement of their research to the pub
The Failure of Environmental Education (And How We Can Fix It) by Charles Saylan and UCLA's Daniel T. Blumstein was selected by Time Magazine as an education book to check out.
Threatened with closure just a few months ago, the FlyAway shuttle in Westwood that takes passengers to and from the LAX airport received a six-month reprieve Monday night when the Los Angeles World Airports’ (LAWA) Board of Airport Commissioners agreed t
Learn the final outcomes of the ten Education for Sustainable Living Program Action Research Team projects.
The LA Times featured a Q&A with Albert Carnesale, UCLA chancellor emeritus, professor of public policy and aerospace engineering, and IoES Affiliate, about the Fukushima nuclear crisis, the future of nuclear energy, and his role on the U.S. Dept. of Ener
Held Sunday, June 12, 2011 at UCLA's Korn Convocation Hall.
Halfway through UCLA's program to make campus heating, ventilation and air conditioning more efficient, the program has already cut HVAC energy use by 50 percent in 16 buildings.
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