Whether a marketing tactic or true concern, different Westwood businesses are pitching in with their Earth Day programs and promotions.
Alex Jeffries, a UCLA student and resTV staff member, received first place in the short film category of the National Geographic's Preserve Our Planet Film and PSA Contest for his film titled, "The Experimental Generation".
Opportunity Green: The Future of Green Business at UCLA is an unprecedented gathering of the prime movers and shakers transforming the world of green business.
An $8.5-million shortfall in state funds to cover UCLA's energy costs is compelling Facilities Management to scour the campus looking for ways big and small to squeeze more energy out of every dollar spent on power.
UCLA is a large university and therefore uses a large amount of energy so much that it has its own cogeneration plant.
by Akane Nishimura, Graduate Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment, UCLA
UCLA Law School Dean Dan A. Emmet and his family has provided a $10 million dollar endowment to establish climate change center at the Law School.
A sustainable society is one that is environmentally viable, economically robust, and socially just and equitable one that meets the needs of the present without compromising the resources for future generations.
In June, 2005, the UCLA Institute of the Environment moved its headquarters into the third floor of the newly constructed La Kretz Hall, a three-story, 20,000-square-foot facility named for UCLA alumnus Morton La Kretz, the principal donor to the $8.5 mil
A growing number of individual film and television productions and studios are taking innovative steps to minimize their effect on the environment, but the industrys structure and culture hamper the pace of improvements, according to UCLA Institute of the
Pouria Abbassi '89 came to the United States from Iran in 1983 and quickly became immersed in Los Angeles the way a car-bound commuter rarely can be.
by Thomas Dietsch, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles
Podcast based on the summit "Evolutionary Change in Human-altered Environments"
University of California's Matthew St. Clair moderated a roundtable discussion with sustainability managers from campuses across the country about the evolution of their jobs and how best to climb the ladder to success in sustainability.
by Meredith Cummings, Community News Editor
Students at Cal Poly campaign in a YouTube video to make the student rec center more sustainable during an expansion project.
Imagine limitless portable energy fueling your latest electronic gadget; lightweight power plants supporting mobile military outposts; or semi-transparent window coverings that cool your home by day while storing power to light your living room after dark
Those in the campus community concerned about global warming gathered Jan. 31 for "Focus the Nation: Global Warming Solutions for America," a daylong event held concurrently at campuses nationwide.
All across the country, students will be speaking out about global warming and pressing politicians for change today, as part of Focus the Nation, a day of discussion about sustainability.
Academia is making moves to tackle climate change - but are they going far enough, fast enough? Bibi van der Zee reports
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