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Stephanie Pincetl Comments on the Manchester Carbon Neutrality plan

Stephanie Pincetl, Professor in Residence and Director of the California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA, is currently the Fulbright Distinguished Chair at the University of Manchester in Geography. She was asked by the Manchester Climate Change Agency to comment on the Manchester Carbon Neutrality plan.   Comments on the Manchester Climate Change Framework 2020-2025...


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Alan Barreca and Stephanie Pincetl Weigh in for The Daily Bruin: New UC President must Prioritize Addressing System’s Climate Change Shortcomings

Despite the UC’s hesitant commitment to including climate change on the docket, the regents have yet to add the issue to the official selection criteria. Alan Barreca, an associate professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, reaffirmed this sentiment in an emailed statement, in which he said that the announcement of choosing...


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As Los Angeles pushes for local water, new study explores trade-offs for county’s energy needs

Los Angeles County imports most of its water from distant sources, which is energy-intensive and leaves the region’s water supply vulnerable to disasters like earthquakes.  As Los Angeles County moves toward sourcing more of its water locally, a team of researchers from UCLA and across California have published an analysis of how targeted changes in...


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Meet the former undergrad researchers who contributed to the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Report Card for Los Angeles County Water

UCLA graduates Anne Youngdahl and Sagarika Subramanian were key players on the research team responsible for publishing the 2019 Sustainable LA Grand Challenge (SLA GC) Environmental Report Card for Los Angeles County Water – the most comprehensive analysis of Los Angeles County’s water systems to date.


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Stephanie Pincetl Named 2020 Fulbright Scholar

Stephanie Pincetl has been awarded a 2020 Fulbright Distinguished Chair in geography at the University of Manchester, UK and will begin her appointment in January. Pincetl is professor-in-residence at UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and founding director of the California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA. Her research primarily focuses on making urban...