Alleviating drought with seawater

Yoram Cohen, professor at the School of Engineering and IoES, was interviewed by KCBS-Channel 2 and KCAL-Channel 9 about efforts to create viable large-scale desalination plants in California.

Surveying H2O in Southern California

Stephanie Pincetl, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA’s Institute of Environment and Sustainability, speaks about her continued work to map the different organizations and entities that control water in Los Angeles.

UCLA Grand Challenges

“Thriving in a Hotter Los Angeles” is the inaugural project.

Sustainability: Water – Los Angeles & Water Imports

California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA Director Stephanie Pincetl and IoES Associate Director Mark Gold are featured in an NBC Learn video about Southern California’s water resources.

Issuing the next great challenge

Former Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Al Gore evokes President John F. Kennedy’s legendary address on the importance of space exploration and declares the climate change crisis as the next great challenge.

Winning the Conversation

Mr. Vice President Gore concludes his speech by stressing that change can occur and it is possible to overcome environmental challenges.

UCLA Be a Smarter Commuter

UCLA staff and faculty members choose healthy and sustainable transportation options for their commutes to campus.

ESE Celebration

Saturday, October 27, 2012 marked the official launch of the Environmental Science and Engineering Doctorate Program at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability with a reception at UCLA’s Faculty Center.

Environmental and Urban Economics

Lecture # 2 in the “green bites” video series by Matthew E. Kahn, professor of economics at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.