Topical Tag: Environmental Cultures

The Magazine



Muir Symposium: California and the Birth of a New Environmentalism

Creation of a New Environmentalism – Where Might We Go From Here?


Creation of a New Environmentalism in California keynote lecture by Barbara Romero Deputy Mayor for City Services Former City of Los Angeles Board of Public Works Commissioner   welcoming & closing remarks by Jon Christensen , Adjunct Assistant Professor, UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA Department of History, and the UCLA Center for...


Tomás Olivier

Postdoctoral Scholar

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Holly Buck

NatureNet Postdoctoral Fellow

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Photo of Hannah Pipes

Hannah Pipes


Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Laurel Hunt

Executive Director

Los Angeles Regional Collective for Climate Action and Sustainability


Environmental Storytelling Collaboration with KCET

LENS has launched a major collaboration with KCET, Southern California’s independent public TV and digital media company. The project provides a public platform for LENS members’ research on environmental narrative and culture and for the innovative work of UCLA Film and Television faculty and students. Working with KCET producers and editors, we are developing immersive...


Breaking In: Artists and the Changing Lineup in Surfing

Jon Christensen, KCET Artbound

Other | 2017

Wily Ecologies: Comic Futures for American Environmentalism

Allison Carruth

Published Work | 2017 | American Literary History

In the News



Diet has more impact on climate change than transportation. Here’s how to fix that.

In their recent article, Big Think discussed the UC/Vox Climate Lab collaboration video, “The diet that helps fight climate change.” 



Green Science’s White People Problem

Professor Aradhna Tripati shared her experience with systemic racism and how she addresses lack of diversity in environmental science through the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science and postdoctoral scholar Jesse Bloom Bateman expressed his thoughts on diversity in research as a person of color in geology to Grist.



Activists Worldwide Press Environmental Demands

“There’s a new concept that the (Chinese) state is calling ecological civilization and it’s been all over the official propaganda and the state leadership messaging.” UCLA Law professor and IoES faculty member Alex Wang spoke with Voice of America about environmental policy in China.


#infiniteLA: UCLA Climate Scientist Aradhna Tripati

“I try to connect the research and education that I do on the environment, climate change and earth science to social justice and to the quest to create a much more inclusive and equitable world.” IoES Faculty Member/ Center for Diverse Leadership in Science Director Aradhna Tripati, as featured in The Broad’s #InfiniteLA video series...