INSTITUTE OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
Moving Science to Action
Launching global environmental solutions from urban Los Angeles
UCLA-led research casts doubt on a long-held theory about warming and body size
A beekeeper finds a new sense of purpose and community after helping to develop a warning system for floods.
It’s 6 a.m. — first light at the White Mountain Research Center, UCLA’s high-altitude research laboratories some 300 miles north of Los Angeles. The skies are brutally scarlet, the views…
Join us for a reading from Harryette Mullen’s latest collection, Open Leaves / poems from earth, followed by a conversation between her and Ursula Heise. In Open Leaves / poems from earth,…
Join environmental justice groups in conversation about the emerging role of hydrogen in our community.
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.
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.
Mapping Los Angeles Landscape History
Disadvantaged communities concentrated in southern Los Angeles County lack fair options when it comes to water supply. When served by public utilities, aging infrastructure, water quality problems, and other complications can…
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…
“No Music Without Trees or Birds: A Spatial Analysis of Cultural Reliance and Relationships to Endemic Flora and Fauna Species in Colombia” Pritzker Award Affiliate: Alejandra Echeverri, Conservation Scientist, Stanford…
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.