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Regulating Climate-Altering Research
The Boston Globe reported Thursday on a paper by Edward Parson, professor of law and faculty co-director of the Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment at the UCLA School of Law, and a Harvard University colleague proposing a new international regulatory framework that would allow research on geoengineering — large-scale efforts to temper or reverse the effects of climate change — to move forward.

Link Between Air Pollution, Autism
A study by researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health that found that babies exposed to trafffic pollution in the womb have an increased risk for autism was highlighted Monday by KNX-1070 AM and today by the Huffington Post, San Diego's KNSD-Channel 7 and other NBC affiliates. Dr. Beate Ritz, professor and chair of epidemiology at the Fielding School, and Ondine von Ehrenstein, assistant professor of community health sciences at the school, were quoted in the Huffington Post; Ritz was interviewed on KNX.

Sailing the Arctic, Thanks to Global Warming
Research by UCLA professor of geography Laurence C. Smith and Scott Stephenson, a doctoral candidate in the UCLA Department of Geography, predicting that global warming will open up new, previously inaccessible shipping routes through the Arctic Ocean by mid-century was highlighted today by and EcoSeed India's Deccan Herald. Smith was quoted in the coverage.

Research by UCLA professor of geography Laurence C. Smith and Scott Stephenson, a doctoral candidate in the UCLA Department of Geography, predicting that global warming will open up new, previously inaccessible shipping routes through the Arctic Ocean by mid-century was highlighted today by an NPR blog; Asian News International; and Mongabay.com, and Monday by Reuters; the Los Angeles Times; USA Today; NBC News.com; Yahoo! News; Climate Central; Business Insider; a Smithsonian magazine blog; Supply Chain; Canada's Vancouver Observer, Vancouver Sun, Postmedia News, CTV News and Toronto Globe & Mail; and Britain's Daily Mail, Daily Mirror, Independent, Guardian and London Times. Smith was quoted in the coverage.

Research by UCLA professor of geography Laurence C. Smith and Scott Stephenson, a doctoral candidate in the UCLA Department of Geography, predicting that global warming will open up new, previously inaccessible shipping routes through the Arctic Ocean by mid-century was highlighted today by CNN Money, Scientific American and the Huffington Post and Tuesday by a Washing Post blog, United Press International, Wired UK and Ars Technica. Smith was quoted in the coverage.

Research by UCLA professor of geography Laurence C. Smith and Scott Stephenson, a doctoral candidate in the UCLA Department of Geography, predicting that global warming will open up new, previously inaccessible shipping routes through the Arctic Ocean by mid-century was highlighted Wednesday by Canada's CBC News Radio and Tuesday by an NPR blog, Canada's Nunatsiaq News and Nature World News. Smith was quoted in the coverage and interviewed by the CBC.

Drive for Innovation Chapter 236: The Demand Response Game
UCLA engineering professor Rajit Gadh talks about research in smart grid systems and how consumers can benefit from demand-response technologies and programs.