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In L.A., Brown Is Beautiful Again

For 100 Years, Humans Made Southern California Green. Now, the Drought Is Returning Our Landscape to Its Rightful Color Palette

Watered sidewalk. Photo by  Anika Malone via Flickr

What L.A. can do to prepare for a drier future

The LA Times featured an op-ed co-written by Stephanie Pincetl, director of the California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA, about instituting residential water meters to monitor indoor and outdoor usage.



IoES in the news and quotable

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.


Legislators tap expertise of graduate students

Several UC graduate students, including two from UCLA, had the opportunity recently to share their expertise with California lawmakers on key policy issues — such as conservation and energy use.


Raising the energy data curtain

California Current reported on the California Center for Sustainable Communities created interactive map of energy usage for the City of Los Angeles.