INSTITUTE OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
Moving Science to Action
Launching global environmental solutions from urban Los Angeles
Wildfire experts lay out causes and solutions for California’s worsening blazes
Academic and government experts offered insight at an event co-produced by The Nature Conservancy and UCLA
Peter Karevia talks business, activism — and the ‘existential threat’ we all face
Peter Kareiva joined reporter David Nazar to talk about how business and activists could come together for the future of the planet.
Cool for You: Q&A with Marianna Linz, author of climate change book for kids
Linz is a climate scientist with UCLA Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and a fellow with the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science. She’s also author of Cool for You, a science-informed children’s book about climate change. What was the inspiration for Cool for You — how did this book come about? Linz: In Boston, I volunteered...
China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Global Opportunity or Climate Disaster?
In 2013, President Xi Jinping launched the Belt and Road Initiative, an ambitious infrastructure project to create extensive transportation and energy links among China’s neighbors in Asia and eventually to Europe and South America. To date, more than 70 countries have formally signed on. The plan promises rapid industrial development in partner countries, but also...
IoES Hollywood for Science Gala
As the world grapples with escalating challenges such as climate change, pollution and deforestation, UCLA is taking decisive action. Global leaders in philanthropy, entertainment and business will again come together to support that action at the 2019 Hollywood for Science Gala, which supports UCLA’s Institute of the Environment & Sustainability (IoES). HONORING Barbra Streisand * Gisele Bündchen HOSTED BY Milutin Gatsby Global Fundraising...
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
Green Bundle 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. The Green Bundle, a new book by Magali Delmas, offers strategies to reach a vast, largely untapped consumer market. Green Bundle Book Site The market for green products has...
Bird Genoscape Project
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.
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.