Attend lectures, see a ‘green chef’ competition or appreciate art in celebration of Earth Day
IoES introduces a new undergraduate course for spring quarter with a focus on entrepreneurship and finance
Region has made progress, but dirty air, polluted water, resource inequality and lack of data still pose problems
UCLA and other institutions citywide will turn off power for an hour on Saturday to raise awareness about climate change and energy use
UCLA is closing in on the lead in the UC-wide competition to save the most energy by using less power
By Tetra Balestri, Student Contributor
UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and Hammer Museum partner to present a year-long series of public programs about water
The department’s focus on alternative transportation and reducing traffic and emissions at UCLA is recognized
The city will convene stakeholders to create a program, guided by UCLA research, improving energy and water conservation in resource-wasting buildings
Healthy Campus Initiative cosponsors three days of food-filled events
“Thriving in a Hotter L.A.” gets most online votes in its category
Environmental science student study informs efforts to transform outdoor spaces into native plant-based, chemical free, nature-friendly habitats
Votes will decide who gets $500,000 in grants; jury will award $500,000 more
The Institute of the Environment and Sustainability hosted a presentation by the World Resources Institute on the issues that will impact people and the planet in 2014.
During the academic year IoES hosts or co-sponsors close to 100 events on- and off-campus. Seminars, conferences, and documentary screenings allow us to bring in experts and engage with the community on critical environment and sustainability issues.
In 2013 research teams at the institute received close to $10 million in funding for studies on education and conservation in Central Africa, advanced energy metering technology, urban ecosystem services, restoration and management of coastal wetlands, and smart water systems and technology.