INSTITUTE OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
Moving Science to Action
Launching global environmental solutions from urban Los Angeles
Study finds Southern California mosquito populations would have been around 40% higher without water-use mandates
Expansive phylogenetic tree reveals clues about the animals’ past, future
Certified organic French wines rated higher by experts, UCLA-led study finds
The University of California, Davis’ World Food Center will co-host the virtual student summit 2021 of Universities Fighting World Hunger (UFWH) alongside the University of California Global Food Initiative and…
Events Calendar The mission of sustainability at UCLA is to create a culture of sustainability at UCLA in which the entire UCLA community is aware of, engaged in, and committed…
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 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.
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
By 2050, the phrase “the motor of the economy” might be more apt than “the engine of the economy.” For now, however, the conventional wisdom on electric vehicles is that…
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?
The Center for Tropical Research recently launched the Bird Genoscape Project, an effort to map the population-specific migratory routes of 100 species of migratory songbirds by harnessing the power of genomics.
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.