The 2017 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award Ceremony

There were originally supposed to be five finalists, but a strong class of candidates led the executive committee to include an extra contestant. On November 8, one of the them will get $100,000 to take their work further. The Pritzker Award aims to recognize an environmental leader, under the age of 40, who is on the verge of making...


Spotlight on Sustainability: Emerging Trends in the Built Environment

Join business leaders for an interactive discussion on sustainability in the built environment.


Film Screening: Chasing Coral

It reveals the story of a team of photographers, scientists, and other experts who discover and try to capture one of the world’s largest coral bleaching events. It took 3.5 years to make and features over 500 hours of underwater footage with submissions from over thirty countries. Following the screening, the Aquarium will host a...


Climate Change, the Sierra Nevada, and Our Water Future

Center for Climate Science Director Alex Hall travels to Long Beach to continue his speaking tour about his groundbreaking research on climate change in the Sierra Nevada.


Research Talk: California’s Climate Future

When it comes to water, the Sierra Nevada has always been a feast-or-famine environment. As global temperatures climb with human emissions of greenhouse gases, how will this change? What is the future of the Sierra Nevada, and what does it mean for us?


Environmental Science Practicum 2016-2017 Final Presentations

The Practicum partners undergraduate students with businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations to conceive and deliver science-based solutions to challenging environmental problems in Southern California and beyond. The Institute of the Environment and Sustainability cordially invites you to join us in supporting the incredible work of our students and the lasting effect their research can have...