Passion for environmental justice fuels urban oil drilling study
A UCLA student-led survey uncovered stark disparities in public health outcomes for L.A. neighborhoods with oil and gas drilling.
Antibiotic resistant genes lurk in city parks
Overuse of antibiotics has led to superbugs that resist even powerful last-line-of-defense antibiotics. UCLA researchers have learned that antibiotic resistant genes are everywhere, including places people are encouraged to go for fun—parks.
Hi-tech rainforest map brings climate and conservation efforts into sharp relief
Using satellite and laser detection, a new carbon density map of the Democratic Republic of the Congo empowers global efforts to stem climate change and deforestation.
UCLA helps L.A. pitch greenest Olympics ever
e International Olympic Committee (IOC) wants prospective host cities to provide game plans that ensure all future Olympics and Paralympics are sustainable low-carbon events. For the two cities vying to host the 2024 games, Los Angles and Paris, it may come down to which has the green edge.
UC/Vox video series on climate change is heating up
The program playfully approaches the critical global issue in episodes that are just seven to 10 minutes long. The first two on thinking about climate change and going green have been viewed 1.3 million times, with fresh looks at topics from food waste to nuclear energy yet to come. Today, Climate Lab turns to a…