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Climate Cooperation Among Nations

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.

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SMERC in the News

Latest press about UCLA’s Smart Grid Energy Research Center, led by Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and IoES Professor Rajit Gadh

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UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center

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.

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Japanese respond to national call to save energy

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).

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Energy Conservation in Japan, U.S.

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.