IoES in the News

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Alan Barreca, Stephanie Pincetl & Edith de Guzman on KCRW’s “To the Point:” Heat is the deadliest aspect of climate change

Heat is the deadliest aspect of climate change. It’s turning some underserved LA neighborhoods red hot.  “Heat is a silent and largely invisible killer. It is, in fact, actually the…


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Victoria Sork elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Victoria Sork, a renowned plant evolutionary biologist, was among eight UCLA professors elected to the American Academy of the Arts and Sciences in 2021. The prestigious honorary society is comprised…


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Marilyn Raphael elected to American Academy of Arts & Science

Marilyn Raphael, interim director of UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, was among eight UCLA professors elected to the American Academy of the Arts and Sciences. The prestigious honorary…


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Marilyn Raphael and Victoria Sork Elected to American Academy of the Arts and Sciences

Marlyn Raphael interim director of IoES and Victoria Sork, renowned conservation biologist were elected to the prestigious 2021American Academy of the Arts and Sciences. 


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Morgan Tingley in UCLA Newsroom: Migratory songbirds’ travels disrupted by earlier springs

When spring arrives early, songbirds’ migration travel is disrupted. According to a new paper published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, some species could be unable to keep pace with rapid…


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Magali Delmas in The Wall Street Journal: How a Wave of Electric Trucks Could Create Millions of ‘Accidental Environmentalists’

Auto makers’ powerful new all-electric trucks and SUVs are attracting U.S. customers who wouldn’t otherwise shop for green machines. Magali Delmas, a professor of management at UCLA, says most people…



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Interim director Marilyn Raphael amongst eight UCLA professors elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Eight faculty members were elected today to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies. A total of 252 artists, scholars, scientists and…


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Greg Pierce in Grist — Report: California’s water systems are in deep trouble

A new report is highlighting the gaps in California’s water infrastructure — and how much money the state will need to fix it. The board’s new report moves beyond that assessment to…


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Magali Delmas in UCLA Anderson Review: Organic Wines Prevail in an Analysis of French Wine Ratings

UCLA Anderson’s & UCLA’s IoES’ Magali Delmas KEDGE Business School’s Olivier Gergaud’s research found organic wines scored 6.2 percentage points above conventional ones; biodynamic wines scored even higher, 5.8 points…


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Deepak Rajagopal in the DSM Observer: LCA of deep sea mining for minerals

Deepak Rajagopal, a professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, explains that LCA is valuable for individual mining contractors to identify where much of the cost and…


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J.R. DeShazo in Business Wire: California’s Historic EV Carbon Reduction Strategy Must Put Equity First or Risk Falling Short of Benchmarks

o reach Gov. Gavin Newsom’s net-zero emission vehicle (ZEV) goal by 2035, officials must put equity goals at the forefront of the state’s ZEV strategy – or risk falling short…