At a climate change conference on campus today, UCLA researchers and other speakers are discussing the challenges facing cities around the world.
UCLA atmospheric scientists were instrumental in the creation of the Santa Ana Wildfire Threat Index, which will help classify the fire threat potential of the Santa Ana winds.
Six proposals led primarily by UCLA units are vying with 261 others for grant funding by the Goldhirsh Foundation, which is hoping to jump-start projects that will make L.A. the best place to play, to connect, to live, create and learn by 2050.
Alex Hall, a professor in UCLA’s Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and Institute of Environment and Sustainability, appears in “Years of Living Dangerously,” airing June 2 on Showtime, and explains how climate change will impact our lives.
The effect of rising temperatures on the interaction of species "is going to have very important consequences for the stability and functioning of ecosystems," UCLA biologists say.
Since the Jan. 8 launch of the University of California’s Campus Climate Study, nearly 17 percent of UCLA's students, faculty and staff have completed the systemwide survey, a tool that's being used to learn about the campus community's...