Videos

Renewable Energy and Conservation of Deserts

An IoES Environmental Science Colloquium lecture presented by Julie Cart, Reporter, Los Angeles Times

Marine Biology Researchers Promotes Awareness for the Coral Triangle through Billy Joel Songng

Students from UCLA’s ecology and evolutionary biology department explain their research in Professor Paul Barber’s laboratory. Their tune to Billy Joel’s “For the Longest Time” promotes awareness of the evolution…

Happy Earth Day 2012 at UCLA!

Through coursework, activities, and collaborations we work to develop solutions to mitigate climate change—making a difference at UCLA and beyond. UCLA celebrates Earth Day on April 19 with tabling, prizes,…

Growth, Innovation, and the Accelerating Pace of Urban Life: Are 21st Century Cities Sustainable?

In his Spring Oppenheim Lecture on March 7th, 2012, The Santa Fe Institute’s Dr. Geoffrey West discussed how quantitative theory and data can explain the environmental sustainability of cities and…

Green Chemistry: Innovations for an Environmental and Economic Prosperity by Dr. Paul Anastas

Paul Anastas, Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Research and Development, discusses scientific advances in the design of intrinsically safe and environmentally benign products and the resulting paradigm shift in…

Arab Media Forum: A Step Toward Change

Oppenhiem Lecturer Randa Fouad, President of the Arab Media Forum for Environment and Development, explains how her organization helps journalists throughout the Middle East learn and write about environment and…

Paul Bunje Appears on AQMD’s “On the Air” Web Program

Host Leeor Alpern interviews Dr. Bunje about LARC and how organizations such as AQMD, cities, counties, universities, businesses, etc. can collaborate to meet our shared environmental goals.

Science and Art in a Climate of Change: A Dialogue of Nations

Watch footage of the event co-sponsored by the UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance & Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. Deep in the Pacific, the island nations of Kiribati, Tokelau,…

America’s Climate Choices by Albert Carnesale

In his Fall Oppenheim Lecture on October 12, 2011, Dr. Carnesale, UCLA Chancellor Emeritus and Professor, Dept. of Public Policy and Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, gave an overview…

A conversation with Paul R. Ehrlich, Stanford University Bing Professor of Population Studies

Highlights of the UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science Public Lecture: “California, conservation, and the globe: Why we need to close the culture gap and all become Mahbsters.”

Yvon Chouinard: Let My People Go Surfing

Chouinard describes the philosophy of his company through something he calls “breaking the rules of business” – creating quality clothing in a relaxed atmosphere that grants his employees both flexibility…

Yvon Chouinard: Stand Up Shorts

Yvon Chouinard gives a humorous account of the trend-setting introduction of clothing to his climbing business.

Yvon Chouinard: Closing the Cycle – A long term relationship with the customer.

Yvon Chouinard recounted how Patagonia grew from a retail climbing equipment business operating out of the back of his van to a successful global business based on sustainability and social…

Yvon Chouinard: How to make sustainable clothing

Chouinard examines the risks of using chemicals in the production of clothing, recalls the difficulties faced in his company’s switch from industrial to organic cotton, and tackles the issue of…