Videos

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…

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…

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…

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…

2nd Annual Evening of Environmental Excellence Arrivals

Amy Smart, Jason Mraz, Sarah Silverman 2nd Annual “An Evening of Environmental Excellence” Event. Red carpet interviews by maximotv.com.

Conservation for Our World of Nine Billion People: The End of Nostalgia and Apocaholism

Synopsis of Video The expanding world human population, with its demands for food and energy is undeniably placing severe stress on the planet’s ecology and nature. While there are data…

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…