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.

10.23.2019

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

11.7.2019

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

6.22.2019

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

6.20.2019

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

5.18.2017

Panel Discussion: Biodiversity in the Anthropocene

Biodiversity is undergoing tremendous change at the hands of humanity. As some habitats disappear and many wild organisms face extinction, other species flourish in novel ecosystems. Join us for an expert panel discussion which will examine the current state of biodiversity and the narratives which shape related public opinion and policy as we ask the question: how can we successfully coexist with nature on an increasingly technological planet?


4.23.2017

Our National Parks at 100: Confronting Change & Committing to Science

Please join us for our 8th public lecture as Dr. Ray Sauvajot, science director for the US National Park Service discusses the NPS on its 100th birthday. Ray will be joined by Dr. David Szymanski in what promises to be an exciting exploration of how the Service uses science to confront and meet the challenges they face in protecting our most important natural resources— our parks.


4.21.2017

Climate Change Town Hall

On April 21, 2017, Rep. Adam Schiff held a town hall on climate change at Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium. Center for Climate Science Director Alex Hall joined the panel, along with UC Riverside’s Francesca Hopkins and Caltech’s Tapio Schneider, to discuss how global climate change will affect us in California — and what we can do...


4.17.2017

Parks, Pollution and Obesity

Greening environmental justice communities: Addressing incompatible land-use in Los Angeles


3.22.2017

World Water Day Symposium

Confirmed panelists include: Dr. Stephanie Pincetl and Dr. Erik Porse  | UCLA California Center for Sustainable Communities Tim Becker | Theodore Payne Foundation Janet Hartin | University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources James Del Monaco | Director of Sustainability & Mechanical Engineer, P2S Engineering Grady Lee | Impact 2030  


3.13.2017

2017 IoES Gala – Innovators for a Healthy Planet

Every year, we honor environmental game-changers at the UCLA IoES Gala. Paul G. Allen races the extinction of elephants and flips common paradigms for ocean and climate health. Toyota leads sustainable transportation and reinvents eco-mobility with vehicles like the Prius and Mirai. These 2017 Gala honorees prove that sustainable innovation can surmount the greatest threats of our time.