INSTITUTE OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
Moving Science to Action
Launching global environmental solutions from urban Los Angeles
Support from Bob and Cindy Taylor is helping fund research on the ecology of ebony and rainforest restoration.
She kept at it and two years later, she participated in the UCLA Institute of Environmental and Sustainability’s GreenShorts program, a short-film contest for high school students. Her film, “Non Supponunt”…
Virtual fundraising gala featured celebrity performances and science from UCLA graduate students
Finalists David Diaz, Farwiza Farhan and Chook-Chook Hillman were selected from a pool of 18 candidates to move on to the final round of judging. Each of them takes a…
With Al Gore & Shonda Rhimes Presenting Honors to Jaden Smith & Amariyanna Copeny (Little Miss Flint) Also Featuring: Courteney Cox & Coco Arquette Natasha Bedingfield Gisele Bündchen Harrison Ford…
A Diverse, Practice-Based Education
This innovative, dual-component program offers both breadth and depth through a solid foundation in natural science and a focus on understanding environmental issues across earth, atmospheric, life, and social sciences.
The Senior Practicum
The Senior Practicum is a year-long capstone program for all IoES Environmental Science majors and one of the best environmental science and policy educational experiences in the world.
Generating Knowledge & Providing Solutions
We leverage connections and partnerships throughout the UCLA network to focus teams of diverse talents on today’s most urgent problems.
The Human Right To Water In Poor Communities of Color: Southern Los Angeles County
In this project, Dr. Kelly Kay and Andrea Furnaro focus on the phase-out of longstanding fossil fuel infrastructure as part of the Los Angeles Green New Deal plan. While other…
Expert informed environmental news collaboration between UCLA and KLCS PBS
The Center for Climate Science is using climate, vegetation, and fire observations and models to answer critical questions for California's future: Under climate change, what will happen to forests? How will fire risk change? How will climate, forest, and fire changes interact with and exacerbate one another — and what can we do to prepare?
State funding cannot cover everything we want to accomplish – we rely on endowments, grants and philanthropic gifts to make up the difference. These additional funds go to the programs, projects and outreach that would otherwise languish. We are immensely grateful for this support.