INSTITUTE OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
Moving Science to Action
Launching global environmental solutions from urban Los Angeles
Willow flycatchers, already an endangered species, also imperiled by climate change
UCLA-led genetic research reveals global warming is a serious threat for a bird species in decline
On global warming, everyone needs a seat at the table
Eleven years later, Barack Obama’s environmental vision still requires diversity in science
GreenShorts awards high school environmental filmmakers
The event, which was held at the James Bridges Theater on campus in Westwood, recognized top short films in five categories out of more than than 70 entries from high school students from across Southern California. Winners were chosen by an all-star panel of judges including Netflix director of content acquisition Colin Morawski, Rachel Kropa,...
Research Talk: California’s Climate Future
When it comes to water, the Sierra Nevada has always been a feast-or-famine environment. As global temperatures climb with human emissions of greenhouse gases, how will this change? What is the future of the Sierra Nevada, and what does it mean for us?
Diversity Matters Roundtables
Brought to you by the UCLA Center for Diverse Leadership in Science – the first university-based center dedicated to diversity in green science – Diversity Matters Roundtables is a forum for all voices to join the table, discuss why diversity matters, and share how we all can accelerate an inclusive green movement. “Why representation matters on a global scale”...
The program pairs teams of five to seven students with a faculty member or other environmental expert. Then it connects them with clients ranging from the Natural Resources Defense Council to Taylor Guitars.
The Green Bundle: Pairing the Market with the Planet
The market for green products has expanded rapidly over the last decade, but most consumers need something more than eco-benefits to motivate their purchases. Magali A. Delmas and David Colgan argue that many green products now offer the total package—a “green bundle” that checks the environmental box, but also offers improved performance, health benefits, savings,...
Environmental Storytelling Collaboration with KCET
LENS has partnered with KCET, the nation's largest independent public media company to produce engaging, research-driven environmental stories.