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President Obama calls California drought plan ‘climate resilience’

Glen MacDonald, director of the IoES and professor of geography and ecology and evolutionary biology, was interviewed by American Public Media’s “Marketplace” about proposed federal aid for drought stricken California.

Can Pollution Affect Babies’ Head Size?

KNX-1070 AM reported on a study led by Dr. Beate Ritz, professor of epidemiology and environmental health sciences and chair of the epidemiology department at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, showing that pregnant women living near busy freeways in Los Angeles are more likely to deliver babies with smaller heads. Ritz was interviewed.

Alex Hall

Hall, associate professor of atmospheric and oceanic sciences and director of the Center for Climate Change Solutions at UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, was quoted in a New York Times article about the relationship between climate change and drought.