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Stephanie Pincetl in KCET: 10 Mold-Breaking Ideas on the Concept of Justice

Stephanie Pincetl, founding director of UCLA’s California Center for Sustainable communities, focuses on social and environmental justice and finding equitable ways to reduce human impact on the planet. She pointed out that as we develop new technologies, we need new kinds of elements, and said, “Those elements are found in places like the Congo, like...


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Stephanie Pincetl in ABC News: How the California power outages reduce wildfire risk: What you need to know

“PG&E right now is very gun-shy of taking any risks”and doesn’t “want to be liable if something goes wrong,” said Stephanie Pincetl, a professor at UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and director of the California Center for Sustainable Communities. “They’re trying to manage their risk, and if I was in their shoes I...


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Stephanie Pincetl in KMBZ: How the California power outages reduce wildfire risk: What you need to know

“PG&E right now is very gun-shy of taking any risks” and doesn’t “want to be liable if something goes wrong,” said Stephanie Pincetl, a professor at UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and director of the California Center for Sustainable Communities. “They’re trying to manage their risk, and if I was in their shoes...


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Stephanie Pincetl in the Daily Bruin: UCLA’s carbon neutral goals would be nice – if it could actually commit to them

Katz has said earlier in the year that if UCLA cannot transition to renewable energy, it will pursue the purchase of carbon offsets, which allow buyers to offset their emissions by investing in efforts that will take carbon out of the atmosphere. However, Stephanie Pincetl, professor-in-residence at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability,...


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Stephanie Pincetl in UCLA Newsroom: UCLA Arts invites the public into the classroom for ‘10 Questions: Centennial Edition’

The UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture will kick off the second edition of “10 Questions” on Oct. 1. Building on the success of its inaugural presentation in 2018, this hybrid undergraduate course and public event series engages leading scholars, artists, scientists, activists, philosophers, executives and more for an energetic exchange of ideas addressing...