Events

Awards

The 2017 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award Ceremony

Candidates represent the full spectrum of answers to environmental concerns

11.8.2017

There were originally supposed to be five finalists, but a strong class of candidates led the executive committee to include an extra contestant. On November 8, one of the them will get $100,000 to take their work further. The Pritzker Award aims to recognize an environmental leader, under the age of 40, who is on the verge of making...


Special Event

Film Screening: Chasing Coral

Chasing Coral is a ninety-minute ocean adventure film.

8.8.2017

It reveals the story of a team of photographers, scientists, and other experts who discover and try to capture one of the world’s largest coral bleaching events. It took 3.5 years to make and features over 500 hours of underwater footage with submissions from over thirty countries. Following the screening, the Aquarium will host a...


Special Event

Research Talk: California’s Climate Future

Water and the Sierra Nevada

6.15.2017

When it comes to water, the Sierra Nevada has always been a feast-or-famine environment. As global temperatures climb with human emissions of greenhouse gases, how will this change? What is the future of the Sierra Nevada, and what does it mean for us?

OTHER EVENTS

11.16.2017

A Climate Series for the Ages

This fall, the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, in collaboration with UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, has designed a new kind of climate series: a four-night conversation between the L.A. community and some of the world’s experts on all things climate. DATES: October 5 – Climate Change Cliff Notes October 19 – Earth and...


11.8.2017

The 2017 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award Ceremony

There were originally supposed to be five finalists, but a strong class of candidates led the executive committee to include an extra contestant. On November 8, one of the them will get $100,000 to take their work further. The Pritzker Award aims to recognize an environmental leader, under the age of 40, who is on the verge of making...


10.3.2017

Spotlight on Sustainability: Emerging Trends in the Built Environment

Join business leaders for an interactive discussion on sustainability in the built environment.


8.8.2017

Film Screening: Chasing Coral

It reveals the story of a team of photographers, scientists, and other experts who discover and try to capture one of the world’s largest coral bleaching events. It took 3.5 years to make and features over 500 hours of underwater footage with submissions from over thirty countries. Following the screening, the Aquarium will host a...


6.22.2017

Climate Change, the Sierra Nevada, and Our Water Future

Center for Climate Science Director Alex Hall travels to Long Beach to continue his speaking tour about his groundbreaking research on climate change in the Sierra Nevada.


6.15.2017

Research Talk: California’s Climate Future

When it comes to water, the Sierra Nevada has always been a feast-or-famine environment. As global temperatures climb with human emissions of greenhouse gases, how will this change? What is the future of the Sierra Nevada, and what does it mean for us?