Projects

community outreach

Community Outreach

Our community outreach includes visiting schools, hosting groups for tours, mentorship, and research experience for high school students and teachers and members of the public.

california state parks: a valuable resource for youth health

California State Parks: A Valuable Resource for Youth Health

California state parks are a tremendous, potentially underutilized resource to promote youth health. More than half of young people under 18 in California live within the “visitorshed” of one or more of our 282 state park units, and that percentage is even higher for disadvantaged and severely disadvantaged households. A visitorshed, like a watershed, is...

striving for equity in public investments in water in california

Striving for Equity in Public Investments in Water in California

In 2014, California voters approved a $7.5 billion bond measure to fund water quality, supply, and infrastructure improvements. Prop 1 included significant provisions to prioritize investments in disadvantaged communities. For this report, looking at Prop 1 spending midstream, we analyzed the $2.5 billion that had been assigned to projects as of April 2019 out of...

the circular economy: reduce, reuse and recycle

The Circular Economy: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

The circular economy has come to the foreground as a promising means through which to achieve sustainable development. Despite the wealth of literature and action plans centered around the circular economy, large barriers to reduce, reuse and recycle still exist.  In this project, we study how to use information to motivate individuals and corporations to...

  1. 1
  2. 2