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...
Turning Climate Science Into Action
A Tale of Two Cities
Join us as we kick off our California Climate Expedition with a party and discussion about climate science and action in California! As climate change continues unabated and California communities feel the impacts, it’s more important than ever that scientists inform climate problem-solving. In the Bay Area, the Climate Readiness Institute connects academics with stakeholders...
California Climate Expedition
Learning About Climate Change Impacts and Solutions Firsthand by Bicycle
From June 8 to 24, 2019, the UCLA IoES Center for Climate Science is partnering with OnePulse to bring you the California Climate Expedition: a first-of-its-kind cycling tour and educational experience. Learn more about the ride below, and follow us on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook to keep up with the journey! We’ll be posting regular updates...
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
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,...
LA’s Water Resource Future Workshop Series, Part 1
The first workshop in the LA's Water Resource Future Series was held on February 19, 2016. UCLA faculty and Los Angeles region water managers, planners, and scientists explored the state of stormwater management and planning, the potential to connect surface hydrology and groundwater modeling tools to quantify infiltration, potential ecosystem benefits of stormwater capture, and strategies to incentivize increased capture and infiltration of stormwater. The program consisted of talks and panel sessions by invited speakers, each followed by Q&A periods and discussion by all attendees.
UCLA Green Building Symposium – Resiliency: Managing Energy, Water, and Seismic Risk and Implications for Property Owners
This workshop centered around the nexus of disaster response, sustainability, and resiliency.
Doing Well By Doing Good: What Can Business Learn From Social Entrepreneurship
This workshop explored the notion of putting social good alongside profit.
The Future of Corporate Sustainability Reporting
In this workshop, experts examined existing and emerging standards of responsible reporting.
Greening Business for the Green Consumer: Social Media, Advertising, and Hollywood
This workshop explored how companies best capitalize on and implement green marketing strategies to deliver both sound profits and a healthier planet
Footprint Benchmarking and the Bottom Line: Finding the Value in Measurement and Management of Your Environmental Footprint
This workshop featured a discussion on the pros and cons of measuring the footprints of products, operations, and supply chains