UCLA is closing in on the lead in the UC-wide competition to save the most energy by using less power
Stephanie Pincetl named to L.A. County Regional Planning Commission
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.
New report from partnership between UCLA and UC Berkeley law schools
Telling people how much pollution they could prevent is more likely to reduce power use than touting cost savings
Savings from new sustainability projects will be rolled over to fund future projects
“Thriving in a Hotter L.A.” gets most online votes in its category
California has reaped huge benefits from the law that directs oil and gas drilling royalties to water and land protection
Scholars and policy specialists from the U.S. and Canada convened at UCLA on March 31 for a symposium about the benefits and challenges involved in the linkage of California and Quebec‘s cap and trade programs.
The 2012 Manatt Energy Forum co-hosted by the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability featured Congressman Kevin McCarthy as the keynote speaker.
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and IoES Professor Rajit Gadh was quoted in a Ventura County Star article about a technology symposium held October 4th.
Ackerman Union is the latest building on campus to receive an environmental upgrade.
A Forests News article about renewable energy cited research by the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability analyzing the energy return on crops like soy that are used for biofuels.
Latest press about UCLA’s Smart Grid Energy Research Center, led by Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and IoES Professor Rajit Gadh
Spring 2012 Institute of the Environment and Sustainability Corporate Partners Program Workshop
IoES Affiliate and Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Professor Rajit Gadh is leading the charge to build and test innovative smart-grid technologies that could lead to major breakthroughs for power infrastructure and reliability.
Researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have for the first time demonstrated a method for converting carbon dioxide into liquid fuel isobutanol using electricity.
The $1.9 million award will be used to develop a new research center.
L.A. architects are making the world better.
IoES Professor Matthew Kahn, who holds joint appointments in economics and public policy, was quoted in a New Jersey Independent Press article about measuring the impact of “green” home improvements.
A KPCC-89.3 story about a Los Angeles DWP proposal to increase the city’s solar energy production cited research by the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation estimating the number of jobs that could be created if the city instituted a solar feed-in tariff program.
This collaboration aims to develop technologies that can be utilized on a international level.
Executives met to discuss conservation strategies to improve profit margins while benefiting the environment at the 2011 Fall Quarterly Corporate Partner Workshop.
Matthew Kahn, a professor with the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and the departments of Public Policy and Economics, has written three books: “Green Cities” (Brookings Institution Press); “Heroes and Cowards” (Princeton University Press, jointly with Dora L. Costa); and “Climatopolis: How Our Cities Will Thrive in the Hotter World” (Basic Books, 2010).
A Christian Science Monitor blog column by Matthew Kahn, a professor at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability with joint appointments in economics and public policy, compared energy-conservation efforts in Japan and the U.S.