Topical Tag: Technology

The Magazine

College kids: What will their lives be like?

I just finished my first year at UCLA, where I got to know eight graduating seniors quite well. I now feel that “youth as our hope” platitudes have merit. That begs a question: What might their lives be like? We all know there is angst among our graduates about jobs, and about the uncertain economic...

Events

Symposium

Spotlight on Sustainability: Preparing Your Company for Water Resiliency

Corporate Partners Program Symposium

1.18.2017

The Corporate Partners Program of UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability is proud to present: Spotlight on Sustainability: Preparing Your Company for Water Resiliency UCLA water experts and business leaders will come together to discuss what steps companies can take to ensure that they are prepared for our water future. Speakers will address: Cutting-edge...


Lecture Series

The Evolution of Human Transportation

From horse-drawn carriages to electric cars—join us for an in-depth discussion about how people get around.

5.17.2016

Transportation and mobility have allowed humans to occupy virtually every habitat on the planet—giving us enormous freedom and providing the circulatory system for the global exchange of knowledge and goods. Please join us as we bring together car enthusiasts and environmentalists. Together, weʼll explore the history and future of automobiles and transportation, with due consideration...


Symposium

EARTH NOW: EARTH 2050

UCLA College Luskin Endowment Inaugural Symposium

10.18.2016

From public policy to installation art, EARTH NOW: EARTH 2050 explores all facets of modern environmental challenges and highlights efforts to make lives and businesses more sustainable. The program includes talks from top experts, workshops, local and national nonprofit organizations, art, a student film contest—and much more. We will highlight UCLA campus-wide sustainability while showcasing the new Luskin Conference Center and honoring the generosity of Meyer and Renee Luskin.

People

Muhammad Bilal

Assistant Researcher

Institute of Environment and Sustainability

Claire Hirashiki

Research Assistant

CCSC

Erik Porse, PhD

Associate Director for Research

CCSC

Hannah Gustafson

GIS Analyst, LA Energy Atlas

CCSC

Projects

California Conservation Genomics Initiative

In this broadly integrative initiative, we bring together genome biologists, conservation scientists, resource managers and policy leaders to enable the linkage of conservation genomics with remote sensing and climate models to change the face of wildlife management in California. By working across university research laboratories and regulatory and research agencies, we marshal the power of genomics to redefine endangered species management in the face of climate change across California, including terrestrial, freshwater, and marine species.

Publications

Ecological Media Studies and the Matter of Digital Technologies

A. Carruth

Published Work | 2016 | PMLA


Open Source Foodways: Agricultural Commons and Participatory Art

A. Carruth

Published Work | 2016 | ASAP Journal


The Digital Cloud

A. Carruth

Published Work | Public Culture

Video

Dan Kammen: Innovation for a Clean Economy

In his Spring Oppenheim Lecture on March 31, Dan Kammen talked about if and how we can achieve a low-carbon/no-carbon economy. He stated that reducing greenhouse gases by the levels required will be a monumental undertaking, one that requires an aggressive mixture of science, technology and policy. He noted that there are number of ‘high...