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School of Law and IoES Professor Ann Carlson is a winner of the 2011 Distinguished Teaching Award—UCLA’s highest teaching prize awarded by the Academic Senate.
When researchers from around the globe converge at UCLA on Sept. 6 to discuss the small 2 percent of the planet covered by the world’s five Mediterranean-climate regions, they’ll be focusing on how to protect the whopping 16 percent of Earth’s plant speci
UCLA atmospheric scientists participated in the largest single atmospheric research effort in California history. Some 70 different monitoring devices on the tower were used by 40 independent research teams to gather complex data that will help guide poli
Sean Hecht, executive director of the UCLA Environmental Law Center, was quoted in an Associated Press article about efforts to revitalize the Los Angeles River.
Peter Sinsheimer, Institute affiliate and executive director of UCLA's Sustainable Technology and Policy Program, is quoted in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article about environmentally friendly dry cleaners.
UCLA is #15 in Sierra Club’s fifth annual ranking of the greenest colleges in the United States.
Plasmonic technique helps enhance power conversion by up to 20 percent.
Learn more about the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability's latest collaborative effort.
With photovoltaic polarizers, devices could be powered by sunlight, own backlight.
The New York Times reported on research by Laurence Smith, Department of Geography professor and IoES affiliate, aimed at measuring runoff from the melting of Greenland's massive ice sheet.
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.
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