Events

Symposium

Energy Storage Solutions: Enabling the Expansion of Renewable Energy

The IoES Corporate Partners Program is hosting a discussion on energy storage for the renewable energy sector.

In recent years, governments and corporations alike have joined in a global movement towards near-term net zero energy commitments. While the vision of a world running on renewable energy has gained traction, it is still unclear how we will actually make this transition a reality.  This event will center around some of the practical issues...

Awards

The 2019 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award Ceremony

Candidates represent the full spectrum of answers to environmental concerns

The Pritzker Award aims to recognize an environmental leader, under the age of 40, who is on the verge of making lasting change in the field of environmental sustainability. The winner will be chosen by a panel of judges: Nicolas Berggruen, founder and president of Berggruen Holdings and the Berggruen Institute Shawn Escoffery, executive director...

Special Event

Climate Change and Sustainability

Transforming Our Relationship with Our Environment

In the conversation about how to address climate change, the focus is often on the technologies that can help us lower heat-trapping greenhouse gas emissions. But in reality, addressing climate change sustainably and equitably requires a much deeper examination — and transformation — of the human relationship with our environment. Join leaders working to green...

Special Event

The Future of Fire in Santa Barbara County

A Panel Discussion

A conversation with leaders who study climate change and wildfire, manage fires and evacuations, and work to understand the economic and policy dimensions of increased fire risk in a changing climate. We’ll explore the lessons learned from the area’s recent Thomas Fire, what the future holds, and what we can do about it. Panelists: Leila...

OTHER EVENTS

2020 California Climate Expedition

Join UCLA professor and Center for Climate Science Director on a weeklong exploration of wildfire — its ecological purpose, our human relationship with it, and how fire is changing as the climate warms. Meet with experts and community leaders on the frontlines of fire management as you ride through beautiful Southern California landscapes on a scenic route from San Diego to Los Angeles.


Meet & Greet with Ph.D. Candidate Brandon Hunter, Duke University

The Environmental Justice Working Group at CDLS invites you to join us in welcoming our guest speaker Brandon Hunter to UCLA for his talk on environmental justice and sanitation solutions on January 17, 2020 at 12:30pm in La Kretz Hall 3rd Floor Large Conference Room. Brandon is a Ph.D. Candidate at Duke University in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering working on the...


Roundtable with Professor Asmeret Asefaw Berhe

The Center for Diverse Leadership in Science (CDLS) is holding a roundtable with Professor Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, a soil biogeochemist from UC Merced. Please RSVP through this link to join us on Wed, Jan 15 from 9:00 to 9:45 am in Geology 2655 to learn more about Professor Asmeret Asefaw Berhe and her research. 


The 2019 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award Ceremony

The Pritzker Award aims to recognize an environmental leader, under the age of 40, who is on the verge of making lasting change in the field of environmental sustainability. The winner will be chosen by a panel of judges: Nicolas Berggruen, founder and president of Berggruen Holdings and the Berggruen Institute Shawn Escoffery, executive director...


Energy Storage Solutions: Enabling the Expansion of Renewable Energy

In recent years, governments and corporations alike have joined in a global movement towards near-term net zero energy commitments. While the vision of a world running on renewable energy has gained traction, it is still unclear how we will actually make this transition a reality.  This event will center around some of the practical issues...


A Botanist Comes Full Circle

Home to over 6,500 native plants, California is the most botanically diverse U.S. state. More than 30% of the state’s plants are considered endemic and are found nowhere else in the world. Yet, many plants and habitats in California are seriously threatened. Remarkably, more than a third of the state’s flora is considered rare and...