Events

Special Event

The Green Way 2: Career Paths for Environmental Science Alumni

Join IoES Alumni for a career discussion panel!

UCLA’s Environmental Science Alumni Association and Environmental Student Network are co-hosting an environmental careers discussion the evening of Wednesday, March 4. The event will feature five Environmental Science Alumni participating in a panel discussion where they will share their experiences after graduating. This event is targeted towards UCLA alumni with a B.S. in Environmental Science...

Awards

2020 GreenShorts Award Ceremony

An environmental film competition for Southern California high school students.

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...

Special Event

A Botanist Comes Full Circle

by UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden

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...

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...

OTHER EVENTS

The Future of Fire in Santa Barbara County

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

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...


2019 California Climate Expedition

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 @uclaclisci, Twitter @uclaclisci, or on our Facebook page to keep up with the journey!...


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,...


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...


RISING SEAS: JELLYFISH JERKY

On your way to and from classes, meetings and daily life, we invite you to take a snack break that brings the scale and data of climate change into a visceral and embodied experience. This one-day public and free snack tasting happensas a UCLA “Campus as Canvas” event in the Court of Sciences, supported by...