UCLA-led research shows more than 550 payments for ecosystem services programs are active worldwide with more than $36 billion in annual transactions.
UCLA-led research shows Earth may be approaching a carbon dioxide threshold for melting ice in the Arctic.
“It’s critical to educate the next generation of scientists to understand how and why our climate is changing, and what measures must be taken to adapt,” said professor Alex Hall.
“It will take a lot of work, but 100 percent local water is possible by 2050,” said Mark Gold, one of the authors of the report.
The yearlong partnership provides graduate students with opportunities to create new narratives to engage audiences with research.
Results from the evaluation of 14 estuaries along the Pacific coast of the United States will help to inform policy on conservation of wetlands.
Climate scientist Alex Hall will embark on a three-week, 1,000-mile, two-wheel trek on a mission of educating, learning and engaging with the public.
UCLA is already leading the way through its Sustainable LA Grand Challenge.
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.
This ignorance of what’s a legitimate threat and fanciful fiction can result in insufficient responses to real threats like climate change.
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.
UCLA research shows that the changes have had a dramatic effect on Colpichthys hubbsi, a species that lives only in the region near the Sea of Cortez.
Record-breaking weather consistent with climate change is fanning the flames.
New research by UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation and GRID Alternatives quantifies benefits of solar power on affordable housing.
A UCLA-led study finds that negative health effects are a powerful force to reduce consumption.
UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation's Southern California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Readiness Atlas provides a wealth of information to assist decision-makers in meeting consumer demand.
A new UCLA-led study reinforces the importance of collaboration in assessing the effects of climate change.
The latest video in the UC-Vox partnership points out how choosing faster shipping affects the carbon footprint comparison between shopping in stores versus online.
The honoree is an environmental economist and data expert, and the co-founder of Earth Genome, a nonprofit that provides environmental data to decision makers.
Researchers found substandard access and quality, reflecting inequities for this often-overlooked segment of the state's population.
UCLA study finds more genetic variation than expected among affected animals in the Santa Monica Mountains.
UCLA researchers are using genetics to find out whether the elusive Southern California snake is an endangered species.
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.