Projects

effective on-screen sustainable behavior and message placement

Effective on-screen sustainable behavior and message placement

More than ever before, streaming services and television are easily accessible and readily available in society. 55 million Americans are subscribed to Netflix and 94 million Americans pay for television subscriptions. As the effects of climate change continue to intensify, we aim to draw attention to the enormous potential of on-screen eco-placements, which show eco-friendly...

sar sustainable purchasing team

Enhancing the Ethical and Sustainable Framework of UCLA’s Promotional Product Supply Chains

Pictured above, left to right: Ryan Hallman (Team Leader), Monica Portillo, Ayahna Mack, Gabriel Hernandez, Stephanie Hauschildt (Team Leader), and Corbin Kehrberg   SAR Sustainable Purchasing Team: Enhancing the Ethical and Sustainable Framework of UCLA’s Promotional Product Supply Chains   Project Description:  The Sustainable Purchasing Team aims to improve the sustainability and ethicality of UCLA’s promotional product supply chain. Such products...

extreme weather

Extreme Weather

Extreme Weather in California and Climate Change: Droughts and Flooding California was in drought from 2006-2009, and then again for another three years, from 2011 to 2014. Los Angeles and much of Southern California continued to be dry from 2016-2017. During these long years, the Southern California region learned to rely more on highly treated...

how competing los angeles river revitalization plans will affect surrounding communities

How competing Los Angeles River revitalization plans will affect surrounding communities

In 2007, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa released the city’s master plan to revitalize the Los Angeles River. Today, the concrete channel is seeing an influx of investment aimed at transforming the concrete flood channel. Many disparate stakeholders have an interest in the river’s future — their competing visions and interests have emerged as one...