INSTITUTE OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
Moving Science to Action
Launching global environmental solutions from urban Los Angeles
Environmental science without borders
UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability alumnus Jason Post bridges that gap with science education — he was recruited to Navajo Technical University by their Environmental Science and Geographic Information Technology (GIS) programs to support and train undergraduates. They are fighting for environmental justice and learning about the past and future impacts of climate...
Inspiration on oceans and diversity at the 2018 IoES Gala
At the 2018 "SeaCO2Change" gala, Van Jones, and Keely Shaye and Pierce Brosnan issued a call to action while helping raise $1.3 million for research, education and improving diversity in the environmental field. Watch their full speeches here.
New report on climate change in the Sierra Nevada shows need for human adaptation
The range contains the highest point in the continental United States, Mount Whitney, and is home to both the oldest and largest trees in the world — as well as diverse wildlife, from mountain lions to mosquitos. The range also looms large in the lives of California’s 40 million residents. The food we grow and...
GreenShorts Award Ceremony
With GreenShorts, high school students get a chance to sit in the director’s chair and win cash prizes. The contest invites two-minute-or-less films to showcase ideas, commentary and vision for cities and the world. This year, students submitted one short film in five categories: Climate Heroes, Watertopia, No Justice No Green, You Are What You...
California Climate Expedition
The UCLA Center for Climate Science is pleased to announce we’re partnering with OnePulse and the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability to bring you the California Climate Expedition: a first-of-its-kind cycling tour and educational experience. Learn more about the event via the video and FAQ below, and contact OnePulse for more information or to...
Climate Change in the Sierra Nevada
Using an innovative technique to produce high-resolution future climate projections, our team is answering key questions about the fate of the Sierra Nevada snowpack, a critical natural resource that not only supports an iconic ecosystem but also provides freshwater to millions of Californians.