Events

Special Event

California Climate Expedition

Learning About Climate Change Impacts and Solutions Firsthand by Bicycle

6.8.2019

The UCLA IoES Center for Climate Science is pleased to announce we’re partnering with OnePulse 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 sign up.   What is it? The California...

Special Event

The Future of Supply Chain Sustainability: A New Standard of Operation

Corporate Partners Program Event

6.4.2019

Incorporating supply chain considerations is no longer a differentiator in the field of corporate sustainability, but rather a standard practice for major companies. During the discussion, three speakers will address topics such as procurement strategies, supplier evaluations, and the future of supply chain practices. Three student teams will share their research findings on related topics...

Special Event

Charting California’s Course on the Environment from Brown to Newsom and Beyond

Sponsored by the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at UCLA School of Law

6.6.2019

Over the period spanning Governor Brown’s four terms in office, California cemented its identity as a pioneer of forward-thinking environmental law. California’s stance on climate and energy policy has marked the state as a national, and even global, force. At home, however, California continues to face entrenched environmental issues: the use and movement of water,...

Symposium

Blue Prosperity Symposium

2019 Student Research Presentations

5.10.2019

The first year of research for the Blue Prosperity program at UCLA concludes with a series of presentations by student researchers from the Anderson School of Management, the Luskin School of Public Policy, and the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (IoES). Presentations will focus on topics relating to sustainable development in Pacific Islands, addressing:...

OTHER EVENTS

6.8.2019

California Climate Expedition

The UCLA IoES Center for Climate Science is pleased to announce we’re partnering with OnePulse 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 sign up.   What is it? The California...


6.6.2019

Charting California’s Course on the Environment from Brown to Newsom and Beyond

Over the period spanning Governor Brown’s four terms in office, California cemented its identity as a pioneer of forward-thinking environmental law. California’s stance on climate and energy policy has marked the state as a national, and even global, force. At home, however, California continues to face entrenched environmental issues: the use and movement of water,...


6.4.2019

The Future of Supply Chain Sustainability: A New Standard of Operation

Incorporating supply chain considerations is no longer a differentiator in the field of corporate sustainability, but rather a standard practice for major companies. During the discussion, three speakers will address topics such as procurement strategies, supplier evaluations, and the future of supply chain practices. Three student teams will share their research findings on related topics...


5.24.2019

2019 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...


5.22.2019

Why have so few countries taken strong measures to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions?

ABOUT THE TALK: Why have so few countries taken strong measures to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions? We develop a novel theory to explain variation in carbon policies across countries and over time, based on the sectoral composition of a country’s economy and its position in the global economy. It suggests that the fossil fuel...


5.17.2019

Lunch & Learn

How UCLA’s Sustainable LA Project envisions increased local water supply in Los Angeles County. How the Southern California Water Replenishment District, serving over 4 million people in Los Angeles, has become independent of imported water and provided improved access, affordability, and quality of water for disadvantaged communities. UCLA’s own Mark Gold, Associate Vice Chancellor for...