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Events

Special Event

KCET Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival (co-sponsored by LENS)

Open to the public

4.21.2018

The second annual Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival will take place Sat., April 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Laemmle’s Monica Film Center in Santa Monica (1332 2nd St., Santa Monica, CA. 90401) in partnership with Laemmle’s Theatres. Open to the public, the event kicks off with a screening of environmental shorts from...


Symposium

Built Environment Sustainability Roundtables

Intimate conversations on leading innovations and practices

5.1.2018

Industry leaders will make brief presentations on their contributions to sustainability in the built environment. Participants will explore these topics further in small roundtable discussions with the presenters and UCLA faculty. Students will share their green paper research with attendees before and after. Featured speakers include: Jim Hanna, Director of Datacenter Sustainability, Microsoft Dave Pogue, Global...


Lecture Series

Holding Fossil Fuel Companies Liable for Climate Change Harms in California

Law, Science, and Justice - Keynote Remarks by Bill McKibben

1.25.2018

Union of Concerned Scientists and the UCLA School of Law Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment invite you to a stimulating conversation exploring whether and how the fossil fuel industry can be held liable for the harms climate change is inflicting on communities. Opening Reception with Refreshments at 5:15 p.m. PST. Panel Begins at 6:00 p.m....

People

sean kennedy

Sean Kennedy

Post Doctoral Researcher

California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA

robert cudd, mpp

Robert Cudd, MPP

Research Analyst

California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA

asma mahdi

Asma Mahdi

Guest writer & communications manager for Sustainable L.A. Grand Challenge

Sustainable L.A. Grand Challenge

christian blanco

Christian Blanco

Researcher

Anderson School of Management

Projects

sar transportation team

Assessing Emerging Active Transportation Options at UCLA

Pictured above, left to right: Kyle Willenborg, Anna Weir, Brooke Shimasaki (Team Leader), Natalie Gonzalez, and Madeline Jordan (Team Leader)   SAR Transportation Team: Assessing Emerging Active Transportation Options at UCLA   Project Description:   Electric scooters are one of the newest forms of sustainable transportation at UCLA. While they allow students to move efficiently...

coupling community knowledge with big data tools to facilitate equitable energy transitions

Coupling Community Knowledge with Big Data Tools to Facilitate Equitable Energy Transitions

Building on work conducted under a California Energy Commission grant, data on building energy use, rooftop solar potential, grid capacity, and socio-demographics will be integrated to assess the potential for low income and disadvantaged communities in Los Angeles county to support climate smart transitions, including vehicle electrification, solar generation (rooftop or community-scale), storage, and appliance...

In the News

Headline

5.28.2019

J.R. DeShazo in SF Gate: California utilities’ planned blackouts prompt residents to adopt solar power

The cost of solar and energy storage has dropped in the past decade, making it an attractive option to some. But JR DeShazo, a professor of public policy at the University of California at Los Angeles, said it can be up to two or three times more expensive to invest in rooftop solar and battery...


Headline

1.28.2019

Managing predators in fire-prone landscapes: the importance of vegetation structure

Seminar presented by Rachel V. Blakey, The Institute for Bird Populations and The University of Missouri


Headline

1.23.2019

Michael Stenstrom in Wired

Michael Strenstrom is a Distinguished Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at UCLA. In this article “The Water in Your Toilet Could Fight Climate Change One Day” Strenstrom argues about potential carbon capture techniques in wastewater treatment. 

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