Videos

Thriving in a Hotter L.A.: Turning Los Angeles into a Global Model for Urban Sustainability

The IoES and Women & Philanthropy at UCLA joined together to present “Thriving in a Hotter L.A.: Turning Los Angeles into a Global Model for Urban Sustainability.” IoES Associate Director…

Biological invasions: What’s new, and why the controversy

5th Annual La Kretz Public Lecture by Professor Daniel Simberloff, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville presented May 4, 2014 at the UCLA…

Transforming our Common Environment and Energy Futures: Perspectives on the Journey from Public Servant to Private Citizen

On February 12, Lisa Jackson visited the IoES, talked with faculty and students, and gave the Winter Oppenheim Lecture. She inspired admiration, challenged people to “be influential” in their careers,…

Confronting a Superstorm of Challenges: A New American Grand Strategy

Featuring Department of Environmental Health Sciences Chair and IoES Professor Dr. Richard Jackson.

CABAlliance – Mist Netting Birds in Ebo Forest, Cameroon

Dr. Thomas Smith sets up mist nets to catch birds at the Njuma Camp of the Ebo Forest.  

Surveying H2O in Southern California

Stephanie Pincetl, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA’s Institute of Environment and Sustainability, speaks about her continued work to map the different organizations and entities that…

Thriving in a Hotter Los Angeles — UCLA Grand Challenges

UCLA Grand Challenges Grand Challenge projects set ambitious yet achievable goals to tackle some of society’s most pressing issues through multidisciplinary innovations and breakthroughs. UCLA will channel the resources of…

UCLA video: 100th anniversary of the Los Angeles Aqueduct from Owens Valley

UCLA adjunct professor of history Jon Christensen, the editor of Boom: A Journal of California, hopes that this special issue of the journal serves as an intelligent guide to the…

Pole to Pole: A Global WarNing – How the Ice Foretells the Next Systemic Transformation

An Oppenheim Lecture featuring Sebastian Copeland, award-winning photographer, explorer, extreme athlete, and environmental advocate.

Creating Regenerating Cities: Case Studies from Around the World

In an urbanising world, cities have new responsibilities for dealing with their increasingly global environmental impacts. Can they become pioneers of sustainable, or indeed, regenerative development? Can modern cities find…

L.A.’s Climate Future: What’s Coming and What Choices We Face (Highlights)

Highlights of the Oppenheim Lecture by Alex Hall, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences & Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.

L.A.’s Climate Future: What’s Coming and What Choices We Face

About the Lecture Scientists have been warning about the global impacts that climate change will bring over the coming decades — but what do those impacts mean for Los Angeles?…

The Anthropocene and Environmental Communications

A short film by Jon Christensen and Terry Chen featuring guest lecturers for the undergraduate course “Environment 150 – Journalism, Science Communications, and New Media.”

Al Gore on “Winning the Conversation”

The Institute of the Environment an Sustainability hosted the second annual An Evening of Environmental Excellence on March 5, 2013 in Beverly Hills. The gala recognized the environmental leadership of…