By Tetra Balestri, Student Contributor
California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA
Resiliency for the built environment was the focus of a forum hosted by the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate and the Los Angeles Better Buildings Challenge and cosponsored by the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability’s Corporate Partners Program
Dr. Stephanie Pincetl has been selected to the Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission (RPC) by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl. Supervisor Kuehl was recently elected to represent the Third District in Los Angeles County, a region of two million constituents and 431 square miles.
The city will convene stakeholders to create a program, guided by UCLA research, improving energy and water conservation in resource-wasting buildings
For 100 Years, Humans Made Southern California Green. Now, the Drought Is Returning Our Landscape to Its Rightful Color Palette
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
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.
A Nature of Cities blog by California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA Director and IoES Adjunct Professor Stephanie Pincetl.
California Current reported on the California Center for Sustainable Communities created interactive map of energy usage for the City of Los Angeles.
The Source reported on research by the California Center for Sustainable Communities that shows bus services produce less smog and greenhouse gases than the average auto driven in L.A. County.
Researchers at the California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA designed the map.
The four-year $1.5 million award will support urban eco-hydrology and water sustainability research.
The Center for Sustainable Urban Systems creates actionable science to inform how cities develop and redevelop in the 21st century.