Author Archives: Karen A. Lefkowitz
John Benson and Elizabeth Long are the 2014 UCLA La Kretz Center Fellowship appointees
Environmental science student study informs efforts to transform outdoor spaces into native plant-based, chemical free, nature-friendly habitats
Scholars and policy specialists from the U.S. and Canada convened at UCLA on March 31 for a symposium about the benefits and challenges involved in the linkage of California and Quebec‘s cap and trade programs.
Research also helps unravel the mystery of retreating glaciers in the Pacific Ocean’s western tropics
The Institute of the Environment and Sustainability hosted a presentation by the World Resources Institute on the issues that will impact people and the planet in 2014.
During the academic year IoES hosts or co-sponsors close to 100 events on- and off-campus. Seminars, conferences, and documentary screenings allow us to bring in experts and engage with the community on critical environment and sustainability issues.
In 2013 research teams at the institute received close to $10 million in funding for studies on education and conservation in Central Africa, advanced energy metering technology, urban ecosystem services, restoration and management of coastal wetlands, and smart water systems and technology.
Curriculum improvements and increased opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students have enhanced IoES’ academic programs. Current students excel inside and outside the classroom while alumni continue to make a difference in the world