Making air quality information accessible by mobile app educates and promotes behavioral change, a UCLA study finds.
Valeree Catangay works to inspire and empower communities that disproportionately feel the effects of environmental degradation.
Environmental law experts Ann Carlson and Cara Horowitz review the long record of benefits achieved by the state’s aggressive anti-pollution rules.
UCLA researchers recommend strategies for California transportation fuels policy to meet 2030 climate target
Guidance from legal researchers could strengthen California climate policy by helping policymakers further reduce carbon pollution from transport fuels.
From water resources to wildfires, UCLA research reveals a climate future that will have wide-ranging consequences.
A UCLA-led study finds that negative health effects are a powerful force to reduce consumption.
The award from the John Templeton Foundation will help researchers address how much power individuals have over their own health.
The researchers' healthy solution is to move the transit sites 120 feet away from intersections, where high concentrations of noxious exhaust are emitted.
New state and local policies promoting energy use transparency, public transit funding and sustainable development make researchers are optimistic for improvement.
Researchers found that exposure to the pollution caused mice to experience changes in the normal composition of gut bacteria. This in turn produced a cascade of negative health effects.
Eric Hoek of UCLA Engineering has spent his life searching for ways to clean water. He's succeeding.
A UCLA study shows that warming forces have caused millennia of dryness in California’s prehistory, and greenhouses gases could do the same.
Mary Nichols, chair of the California Air Resources Board and a UCLA faculty member, is a fierce fighter for the environment. She has championed a difficult cause without succumbing to bitterness or wallowing in the polarization that has crippled Sacramento and Washington.
UCLA professor co-authored a study to determine which kinds of built environment are best and worst at dispersing vehicle emissions.
The new building material called CO2NCRETE would be made from carbon captured from power plant smokestacks potentially eliminating a huge source of greenhouse gas emissions.
Health concerns are a big motivational factor when it comes to being green.
Law professor Mary Nichols chronicles the 20-year saga to remove the veil of smog over Los Angeles.
A “Thinking L.A.” event, jointly sponsored by UCLA and Zocálo at the RAND Corporation Tuesday evening, explored the roots of the fervor surrounding fracking in California.
UCLA faculty voice: Why legal challenges to the EPA Clean Power Plan will end up at the Supreme Court
Law professor Cara Horowitz on what legal challenges opponents of President Obama’s new Clean Power Plan will use to try to block its implementation.
A national leader in identifying dangerous chemical exposures and then applying the findings toward regulations to protect health, John Froines has spent his career pursuing both.
An air filtration system developed specifically for school buses reduces exposure to vehicular pollutants by up to 88 percent, according to a study by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health researchers.
Two UCLA School of Law professors say the recently announced agreement between China and the United States to cut pollution could be a game changer.
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.
The Cal EcoMaps site, launched this month, features a detailed interactive map and environmental impact ratings for 172 industrial facilities in Los Angeles County.
Alex Wang and Benjamin van Rooj explore the consequences and goals of China's new environmental protection law in an op-ed in the New York Times.