Visiting Bouamir: a photo essay
She’s spent a lifetime traveling and trekking, and the decades of backpacking, rock-climbing and the slow march of time have taken their toll. She’s had two hip replacements, and then there’s the battered knee (an accident in China) and the wonky ankle (fractured in Alaska). But it was a more mundane injury that kept Nicolson…
UCLA’s Kevin Njabo selected to give TEDGlobal talk
Two months ago, the professor was named UCLA Institute of Environment and Sustainability’s 2017 Pritzker Fellow. Now he’s preparing to take stage in front of a worldwide audience. Today, TEDGlobal announced he will be an official speaker at its annual conference. The talks take place Aug. 27-30 in Arusha, Tanzania, where Njabo joins a lineup…
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…
Experts come up with surprising solutions to climate change in new UC/Vox video series
First episode of ‘Climate Lab’ airing today asks why humans are so bad at thinking about climate change.
A new generation of barriers to California’s public coast
The California Coastal Act promises that the coastline be open to all, but 40 years after its passage, new obstacles have emerged. And they’ll take more than new beach paths to overcome.