As life-changing as these new projects that voters approved on Nov. 8 might be, one of the region’s most critical infrastructure needs is still being largely ignored: water.
New reports show how to add 1.5 million people to the county while preserving the vast majority of the area’s character and staying lower density than Manhattan.
Eric Hoek of UCLA Engineering has spent his life searching for ways to clean water. He's succeeding.
UCLA and Oregon State University scientists attribute the low levels to high temperatures caused by greenhouse gases and an enormous warm patch in the Pacific Ocean.
Even after its restoration, the L.A. River will likely remain dominated by non-native species, says UCLA ecologist Brad Shaffer.
Mark Gold criticizes the state’s decision to establish voluntary water conservation targets, and praises the continued drought reduction mandates of Los Angeles.
A UCLA study shows that warming forces have caused millennia of dryness in California’s prehistory, and greenhouses gases could do the same.
A new toolkit created by the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation is designed to help communities navigate paths to improving the areas immediately around the river.
From medal winners to being the site of historic firsts, UCLA and the Olympics go way back.
A UCLA-led research team used big data analysis and new levels of precision to study three decades of data. The new tool could be useful for studying other regions.
Lee Cooper writes about how UCLA’s Sustainable LA Grand Challenge will leverage the university’s students to make Los Angeles energy and water independent.
The men’s water polo team brought home UCLA’s 113th NCAA title.
As part of the United Nations World Water Day on March 22, UCLA will take part in Tuesday’s White House Water Summit that aims to raise awareness of water challenges in the United States.
More than 1 in 9 people around the world do not have access to safe, clean drinking water, and the problem is expected to worsen due in part to climate change.
The UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge’s first competitive research grants will go to 11 projects, ranging from developing lightweight solar panels that double as batteries to studying the costs of algae-based biofuels.
Mark Gold writes that we’re going to lose tens of billions of gallons of water to runoff because Los Angeles’ infrastructure is not designed to capture and store rainfall.
There are more than 100 research projects that will help conserve, invent and incentivize the county to fully renewable energy, 100 percent local water and a healthier ecosystem.
The plan is a key step in UCLA’s Sustainable LA Grand Challenge, which aims to move the county to 100 percent renewable energy, 100 percent local water and enhanced ecosystem health by 2050.
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.
The study, by researchers at the California NanoSystems Institute, could be an important step in the effort to satisfy the world’s need for clean water.
If you let your lawn to die this summer to save water, fall's the time to replace it with water-wise landscape plants, say UC landscape specialists.
The UCLA Earth scientist and collaborators will create a complex west-coast model to explore solutions for this growing threat to marine life.
The particles are used in a wide range of consumer products for their ability to kill bacteria. But that benefit might be coming at a cost to the environment.
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.
The Hammer and the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability present “The Next Wave: Quality, Quantity and Accessibility of Water in the 21st Century."