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.
Join experts for a panel discussion of the impact of plastic pollution, one of the most significant environmental problems facing our oceans, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14 at the UCLA Hammer Museum’s Billy Wilder Theater.
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.
A rolling water treatment plant designed by UCLA researchers made a pit stop on campus this week before heading north to the San Joaquin Valley, where it will help address California’s inadequate water supply.
In addition to changing HDL from "good" to "bad," the inhalation of emissions activates other components of oxidation, the early cell and tissue damage that causes inflammation, leading to hardening of the arteries.