INSTITUTE OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
Moving Science to Action
Launching global environmental solutions from urban Los Angeles
If you happen to have a friend who lives on the other side of the planet, advances in satellite technology make it easy to stay connected. Satellite-based technology also makes…
Marilyn Raphael and Victoria Sork among 8 from UCLA elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
The academy is one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies
Removing carbon already in the air is a must for Biden to meet international goals, say UCLA experts
Join us for a live stream of the 2021 Annual ‘La Kretz Center Lecture’ which features our first decade of UCLA La Kretz Center Postdocs. The event will highlight our…
Join us for a live stream for the 2021 annual GreenShorts Award Ceremony where we will celebrate wining short environmental films created by Southern California and Louisiana high school students. …
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.