Events

Ajay Singh Chaudhary

Special Event

Ajay Singh Chaudhary presents The Exhausted of the Earth

An exploration of how the shared experiences of exhaustion can be the foundation for a new, radical climate politics.

Join us on Wednesday, April 17th, at the UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden, for a conversation with Ajay Singh Chaudhary and learn how he answers this question in his new book, The…

Lecture Series

The 2024 UCLA La Kretz Center Public Lecture

The Endangered Species Act at 50: Is it working for California?

Join us on Saturday, May 11th to hear from leading voices in endangered species listing and recovery speak about what is working best, what is not, and how we can improve California conservation actions in the future.

Highly Charged Panel Discussion

Special Event

Highly Charged: Panel Discussion

Panel discusses equity in rate design for decarbonizing electric power systems, featuring experts and advocates.

Panel discusses equity in rate design for decarbonizing electric power systems, featuring experts and advocates.

On Campus

UCLA-wide sustainability events calendar

For those interested in more campus events on the environment and sustainability, follow our friends at UCLA Sustainability.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Lecture Series

Edward Struzik Presents Future Arctic

Field Notes from a World on the Edge

Join us for a special seminar featuring popular science writer and arctic explorer Edward Struzik. This will be held April 24th, from 4:15-5:15 pm, in Terasaki Life Sciences Building 1100. Struzik is an educator and…

Science Communication Workshop Series presented by CDLS Science Journalism Workshop

CDLS Science Communication Workshop Series: Science Journalism

Workshop on crafting compelling narratives and navigating the media landscape with Los Angeles Times Science Reporter Corinne Purtill

As part of our ongoing commitment to fostering inclusive and impactful science communication, the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science (CDLS) at UCLA is thrilled to invite you to a…

Grand Theft Eco: The iBear in the River

LENS screening of the first episode of Grand Theft Eco: Environmental Futures of Los Angeles.

Grand Theft Eco is a machinima series and pedagogical engine that repurposes the video game Grand Theft Auto to explore possible eco-futures of LA in the year 2050.

Lecture Series

The 2024 UCLA La Kretz Center Public Lecture

The Endangered Species Act at 50: Is it working for California?

Join us on Saturday, May 11th to hear from leading voices in endangered species listing and recovery speak about what is working best, what is not, and how we can improve California conservation actions in the future.

PAST EVENTS

Research Talk: What Climate Change Means for the Sierra Nevada—and California

Over the past few years, Californians have seen first-hand the consequences of hotter-than-normal temperatures and a smaller-than-normal Sierra Nevada snowpack, including historically low reservoir levels, dying trees, and increased wildfire…

Spotlight on Sustainability: Preparing Your Company for Water Resiliency

The Corporate Partners Program of UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability is proud to present: Spotlight on Sustainability: Preparing Your Company for Water Resiliency UCLA water experts and business…

Drilling the City

More than 580,000 people live within a quarter mile of these sites, which bring toxic chemicals and air pollution—posing serious health threats to families, schools and communities. Please join UCLA…

Extinction! Fear and Hope at the La Brea Tar Pits

Extinctions happen all the time—evolution can't move forward without them. But mass extinctions are a different beast, wiping out large numbers of species regardless of how well adapted they are. Join us and the La Brea Tar Pits—home to extinct saber-toothed cats, dire wolves and mammoths—for a lively conversation about endangered plants and animals, extinction and the global consequences of mass extinction.

EARTH NOW: EARTH 2050

From public policy to installation art, EARTH NOW: EARTH 2050 explores all facets of modern environmental challenges and highlights efforts to make lives and businesses more sustainable. The program includes talks from top experts, workshops, local and national nonprofit organizations, art, a student film contest—and much more. We will highlight UCLA campus-wide sustainability while showcasing the new Luskin Conference Center and honoring the generosity of Meyer and Renee Luskin.