The record-breaking drought in California is not chiefly the result of low precipitation. Three factors – rising temperatures, groundwater depletion, and a shrinking Colorado River – mean the most populous U.S. state will face decades of water shortages and must adapt.
By Tetra Balestri, Student Contributor
Replacing the eight acres of turf on the IM Field is a key part of the university’s response to California’s historic drought
Innovative maps in a “Water Atlas” compiled by the Luskin Center for Innovation show which areas are most threatened
Region has made progress, but dirty air, polluted water, resource inequality and lack of data still pose problems
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.
UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and Hammer Museum partner to present a year-long series of public programs about water
Research will help improve understanding of global warming’s impact
Models show more precipitation will be rain instead of snow, which would increase flood risk and limit chance to capture water
By Katie Francis, ’13, B.S., IoES
For 100 Years, Humans Made Southern California Green. Now, the Drought Is Returning Our Landscape to Its Rightful Color Palette
IoES in the news and quotable
“Thriving in a Hotter L.A.” gets most online votes in its category
She invites the public to discover the waterway through play