Topical Tag: Los Angeles

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Research Talk: California’s Climate Future

Water and the Sierra Nevada


When it comes to water, the Sierra Nevada has always been a feast-or-famine environment. As global temperatures climb with human emissions of greenhouse gases, how will this change? What is the future of the Sierra Nevada, and what does it mean for us?


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Hannah Pipes


Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Mellisha Stokes

Undergraduate student

Laurel Hunt

Executive Director

Los Angeles Regional Collective for Climate Action and Sustainability

Emmanuel Lopez

Civic Spark Climate Fellow




Evaluating the Effects of Turf-Replacement Programs in Los Angeles County

Stephanie Pincetl, Thomas W. Gillespie, Diane Pataki, Erik Porse, Shenyue Jia, Erika Kidera, Nick Nobles, Janet Rodriguez, Dong-ha Choi

Progress Report | 2017

Using DNA barcoding to track seafood mislabeling in Los Angeles restaurants

D. Willette, S. Simmonds, S. Cheng, S. Estevez, T. Kane, H. Neutzel, M. Pilaud, R. Rachmawati, P. Barber

Published Work | 2017 | Conservation Biology

In the News



Survey: Earth and climate history

What if climate change were a game show? This Thursday at La Brea Tar Pits, it will be. As part of our interactive Climate Series for the Ages, we’ll be asking a live audience Family Feud-styled questions, then comparing them to results from this survey on Earth and climate history. You can play along by coming...



Special Pollution Study Proposed for Santa Monica Airport

Suzanne Paulson, Santa Monica Airport Commissioner and UCLA professor, is asking for permission from the City of Santa Monica to conduct a study on the change in pollution levels before and after the Santa Monica Airport closes temporarily. Read more about why how this study could benefit the residents in this Santa Monica Lookout article.



UCLA’s Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden is ready for its close-up

The botanical garden will have an open house on September 26, 2017 to showcase their expanded garden, improved pathways, redesigned stream, new $5 million La Kretz Garden Pavilion, and more. Philip Rundel, director of the botanical gardens is Distinguished Professor of Evolutionary Biology with a joint appointment at IoES.