Research on 144 countries reveals the opportunities and pitfalls of this fast-growing sector.
The trend places additional stress on wildlife ecosystems and resources that the approximately 24 million people living in Southern California need to survive.
Teachers receive free directions, lesson plans and instructional videos for experiments on climate, oceans and atmosphere.
The UCLA report calls for conservation, policy and infrastructure improvements.
UCLA research shows that swift public action could actually result in more wetlands.
Research by UCLA and others finds that the crayfish disrupt native predators that eat mosquito larvae.
A UCLA study projects that as temperatures rise, and the number and severity of heat waves increases, getting pregnant may become harder than ever.
Low-income and minority students are particularly affected, and the problem stands to worsen as global temperatures rise, according to public policy researcher Jisung Park.
New UCLA-led research demonstrates the financial benefits of using sources such as groundwater.
Researchers at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability predict the state will experience dramatic shifts between extreme dry and extreme wet weather by end of 21st century.
Results from the evaluation of 14 estuaries along the Pacific coast of the United States will help to inform policy on conservation of wetlands.
The hardy marine invertebrates survive a bleaching process but their growth is slowed, a UCLA study conducted off the coast of American Samoa has found.
UCLA biologists' research focusing on the yellow warbler looks at species’ challenges and their capacity to adapt.
Volunteers analyze photos from NASA’s Landsat program to locate the coastal ecosystems in oceans around the world.
To understand how weather patterns behaved centuries ago, the researchers examined the rings of trees such as limber pines and bristlecone pines, the oldest living organisms on Earth.
UCLA researchers predicted what the timing of snow and rainwater runoff in the Sierra Nevada could look like by the end of the 21st century.
Data collected in the Congo by UCLA scientists and others will help empower global initiatives to protect the planet.
Scientists from UCLA and other universities developed a system that tests when global warming contributes to record-setting weather events, and to what extent.
The UCLA study has important implications in an era of climate change.
New research shows that a collapse of an ice sheet 14,000 years ago in what is now western Canada triggered a reorganization of the jet stream in a century — a geological blink of an eye.
Researchers found the association between ozone and mortality began at 35 parts per billion.
Global climate models vary in how much they show rain and other precipitation changing due to climate change. UCLA researchers discovered a way to reduce these differences by 35 percent.
In show of support for action at upcoming global climate talks, UCLA and UC pledge to combat climate change.
Researchers from UCLA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory found that extra heat from greenhouse gases has been trapped in the subsurface waters of the Pacific and Indian oceans.
New research sheds light on the Earth’s climate over geologic time scales.