For past four decades, global warming has been amplified in cities, warns UCLA geographer
“The Coming Water Crisis: Solutions and Strategies” was hosted by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and UCLA as part of the 11th annual G’Day USA Program.
Noxious particulate concentrations highest near Santa Monica Airport.
Report is first comprehensive look at farms, nurseries and gardens in L.A.
A Nature of Cities blog by California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA Director and IoES Adjunct Professor Stephanie Pincetl.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa made news at an Institute of the Environment and Sustainability symposium when he announced that L.A. will move off of coal-based energy by 2025.
Members of UCLA’s Cal Delta Chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon aim to minimize their outgoing waste by converting to compostable, plant-based cups through partnerships with local businesses.
Wildlife biologist Laurel Serieys’ research on bobcats is the focus of a new photography exhibit at the G2 Gallery in Venice.
Research conducted as part of the undergraduate course has been published by online science journal Cities and the Environment
Green urban planner and instructor Walker Wells has been selected for the 2012 Pritzker Fellowship
International Innovation Magazine profiled California Center for Sustainable Communities Director Stephanie Pincetl’s work on urban forests.
89.3 KPCC featured a story about a Southern California water resource management conference that IoES Associate Director Mark Gold is participating in.
From “bike channels” in campus stairways to campaigns encouraging cars to share the road, departments across UCLA are teaming up to make a more bikeable university.
Adjunct Professor Stephanie Pincetl, director of the Institute’s Center for Sustainable Urban Systems, spearheaded the project.
The $1.9 million award will be used to develop a new research center.
IoES Professor and Department of Environmental Health Sciences Chair Richard Jackson is quoted in a New York Times article about health and urban planning.
UCLA should better acknowledge the natural habitat the ecosystem provides.
The summit is is sponsored by the Luskin Center for Innovation at UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs; the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability; and UCLA’s Water Technology Research (WaTeR) Center.
The LA Times reported on a sustainable building workshop hosted by the IoES, Corporate Partner Program company Structure Homes, and Green Builder Media on January 12.
Better management is key to securing California’s water supply for future.
The Associated Press and LA Times reported on a study involving John Froines, Environmental Health Sciences and IoES Professor, that will examine the effect of high-toxicity emissions from a San Bernardino rail yard on surrounding communities.
The inaugural meeting of the UCLA Water Resources Group brought water experts and concerned citizens together to review insights and recommendations regarding future water demands.
UCLA is looking to expand its marine research as it collaborates with the Southern California Marine Institute to create a facility in the Port of Los Angeles.
The renowned Professor of Climate Geology takes a look back into the 10th century to find the effects that the migration of the tropical rainfall belt had on the de-urbanization and eventual collapse of the Mayan civilization.