Topical Tag: Air Quality

The Magazine



Atmospheric scientist Pablo Saide.

Pablo Saide

Assistant Professor

Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences

Qinghai Guo

Visiting Researcher, IoES

Associate professor, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Jenny Aleman Zometa

Jenny Aleman-Zometa

Second Year D.Env. Student

Environmental Science and Engineering

Magali Delmas

Professor of Management

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Anderson School of Management



Air quality mobile application

Our team at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and UCLA Health invites you to join our Air Quality Research study.  AirForU enables you to gain a better understanding of your local air quality conditions and understand how air quality affects your health. Through this study you can be a part of innovative...

Indoor Air Quality

The 2016 Recreation Team tested the indoor air quality in various rooms across UCLA Recreation’s John Wooden Center. The team specifically focused Yates Gym, which was been equipped with an air purification system, to other rooms that are only affected by air handlers. Another project component involved testing the overnight vampire load (standby power) of...

In the News



Why California is fighting for tough vehicle emissions standards

“We have a history of the auto industry declaring how difficult it is to comply with regulations… Inevitably, it costs less than they say and they’re capable of making changes. These standards drive innovation in the industry,” said Sean Hecht, IoES faculty member, to the Sacramento Bee.



Rolling back fuel economy standards could mean bigger cars — and less progress on climate change

“We see larger cars getting more fuel efficient and regular combustion engines getting more fuel efficient. I don’t think that happens without government regulations,” said IoES faculty member/ UCLA Law Professor Ann Carlson to the Los Angeles Times.



Freeway pollution travels farther than we thought. Here’s how to protect yourself

“We’re learning that the pollution you breathe comes down to where you are, when you’re there and what the traffic is like,” said Suzanne Paulson, IoES faculty member, to the LA Times. Distance from freeways is not the only factor that matters-  wind patterns, freeway design, the time of day and the types of cars,...