Videos

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 Former Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Al Gore and Environmental Media Association co-founder Lyn Lear. Musician Jason Mraz and comedian Sarah Silverman performed...

The Global Amphibian Biodiversity Crisis

Watch the 4th Annual Public Lecture sponsored by the UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science at King Gillette Ranch in Malibu, California on April 7, 2013. Since the late 1980s, amphibian biologists have noticed a disturbing fact: amphibians are disappearing even more rapidly than the rest of the world’s biodiversity. David Wake, more...

Al Gore on “Issuing the Next Great Challenge”

Former Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Al Gore evokes President John F. Kennedy’s legendary address on the importance of space exploration and declares the climate change crisis as the next great challenge. Part 1 of 2.

Ocean Acidification – “Time to Change” (feat. Ryan Yoo)

Blue Planet: Introduction to Oceanography students garner accolades for their imaginative assignment. Projects in IoES/Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences/Earth and Space Sciences Assistant Professor Aradhna Tripati’s undergraduate course won science communication film festival awards.

UCLA Be a Smarter Commuter

UCLA staff and faculty members choose healthy and sustainable transportation options for their commutes to campus. UCLA supports these smart commute modes by offering discounted public transit passes, bicycle incentive programs, a thriving vanpool program and more. By embracing a low-car or car-free lifestyle, staff and faculty support UCLA’s efforts to create a vibrant, sustainable...

Milken Institute California Summit — Renewables: Our Energy Edge?

Speakers: Rajit Gadh, Professor and Director, UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center (SMERC) Steven (Mac) Heller, Executive Chairman, CODA Automotive Joseph Osha, Managing Director and Senior Analyst, Alternative Energy Research, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Timothy Alan Simon, Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission Moderator: Joel Kurtzman, Senior Fellow and Executive Director, Center for Accelerating Energy...

Economic Growth and the Environment

Lecture # 6 in the “green bites” video series by Matthew E. Kahn, professor of economics at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainabiltiy.

Natural Disaster Economics

Matthew E. Kahn (UCLA Economics) presents his 7th lecture. This lecture focuses on how cities are affected by natural disasters.

Unintended consequences

Matthew E. Kahn (UCLA Economics) lectures on the intended and unintended consequences of Clean Air Act Regulation. Lecture # 5 in the “green bites” video series by Matthew E. Kahn, professor of economics at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.

“Big ideas” in Urban Economics

Lecture # 3 in the “green bites” video series by Matthew E. Kahn, professor of economics at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.