Getting to the bottom of L.A.’s future water supply
UCLA researchers created a comprehensive model to find out how L.A. County can reduce its reliance on imported water.
UCLA study shows building certification programs like LEED reduce carbon emissions, but smaller buildings get left behind.
Cris Liban was presented with the Philippines’ highest civilian award for those working overseas for his work at L.A. Metro, where he serves as Executive Officer for the Environment and Sustainability. Through his work, Liban seeks to connect communities and improve lives.
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.
The L.A. River is getting a massive makeover. To many Angelenos, the cement-lined urban waterway has become a symbol of future hope that past environmental harm can be remedied. A number of small revitalization projects are underway, and a planned $1.6 billion Army Corps of Engineers effort would remove concrete and replant native habitat along…
Just ask Osceola Ward, a UCLA graduate student who teaches disadvantaged kids to advocate for their communities and their futures. Ward wanted to be a lawyer, but his plans changed during a class action suit against Chevron. In August 2012, the oil giant’s refinery in Richmond, California caught fire, sending a plume of toxic, black…