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Announcing the Candidates for the 2020 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award

Sonia Aronson

Candidates for the 4th annual Pritzker Award are artists, leaders and inventors under the age of 40 fighting for a more sustainable future. They include a college dropout who invented a solar-charging robot, the daughter of two first responders who created a real-time disaster response platform to replace antiquated technology, and an East African leader…


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Cool for You: Q&A with Marianna Linz, author of climate change book for kids

Nicki Aviel

Linz is a climate scientist with UCLA Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and a fellow with the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science. She’s also author of Cool for You, a science-informed children’s book about climate change. What was the inspiration for Cool for You — how did this book come about? Linz: In Boston, I volunteered…


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LENS at UCLA elevates ethnic media perspectives on watersheds

Sonia Aronson

The stories, which appeared in newspapers, on television, and in online publications, were produced with support from a fellowship and training provided by UCLA’s Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies and Ethnic Media Services, a San Francisco-based nonprofit. LENS was founded in 2016 to support the creation of media about environmental issues for non-English speakers and people from…



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GreenShorts awards high school environmental filmmakers

David Colgan

The event, which was held at the James Bridges Theater on campus in Westwood, recognized top short films in five categories out of more than than 70 entries from high school students from across Southern California.  Winners were chosen by an all-star panel of judges including Netflix director of content acquisition Colin Morawski, Rachel Kropa,…