INSTITUTE OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
Moving Science to Action
Launching global environmental solutions from urban Los Angeles
A tiny fraction of oceans could satisfy the world’s fish demand
New global study maps out where fish and seafood can be sustainably farmed in the world's oceans.
Inconvenient data: voter apathy and its cost in carbon
The second installment in a three-part companion series to An Inconvenient Sequel. How much does voting matter? Our experts estimate the carbon output of Trump versus Clinton.
The truth about cats’ and dogs’ environmental impact
I can’t has cheezburger: UCLA researcher finds that feeding pets creates the equivalent of 64 million tons of carbon dioxide a year
A Climate Series for the Ages
This fall, the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, in collaboration with UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, has designed a new kind of climate series: a four-night conversation between the L.A. community and some of the world’s experts on all things climate. DATES: October 5 – Climate Change Cliff Notes October 19 – Earth and...
Film Screening: Chasing Coral
It reveals the story of a team of photographers, scientists, and other experts who discover and try to capture one of the world’s largest coral bleaching events. It took 3.5 years to make and features over 500 hours of underwater footage with submissions from over thirty countries. Following the screening, the Aquarium will host a...
Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award
“The Emerging Environmental Genius Award is an early investment in our future, giving today’s top young minds the community and financial support that will take their ideas to the next level.” – Tony Pritzker
Climate Change in the Sierra Nevada
Using an innovative technique to produce high-resolution future climate projections, our team is answering key questions about the fate of the Sierra Nevada snowpack, a critical natural resource that not only supports an iconic ecosystem but also provides freshwater to millions of Californians.