Understanding complex international questions about geoengineering
UCLA Law School’s Ted Parson weighs in on climate geoengineering—and some of its sticky governance problems he’ll be tackling in a new project.
Corporations meet environmental science in revamped program
Businesses can make a major difference for the environment. Becoming more sustainable is something that is increasingly good for the bottom line. Check out a new program that’s looking to sweeten the pot.
Eight scientific visions for a thriving planet
At Earth Now: Earth 2050, UCLA’s top environmental thinkers gave short talks on the paths we must take to have a sustainable planet in decades to come.
College kids: What will their lives be like?
I just finished my first year at UCLA, where I got to know eight graduating seniors quite well. I now feel that “youth as our hope” platitudes have merit. That begs a question: What might their lives be like? We all know there is angst among our graduates about jobs, and about the uncertain economic…
Electric vehicle rubber meets the road: a Q&A with J.R. DeShazo
From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., automobile and sustainability experts will join forces for an event that explores the past, present and future of cars and transportation. With audience participation, a panel will discuss how people move around in a society that increasingly values green technology. The discussion will be moderated by UCLA’s J.R. DeShazo—director…