Researchers at UCLA and USC found exposure to gas burnoff at oil and gas production sites is associated with a 50% greater risk for preterm births.
Researchers receive Department of Energy grant to transform carbon dioxide into construction materials
CO2Concrete, developed by UCLA engineers, is made in part from emissions captured from power plants and other sources.
If carbon emissions aren’t curbed in the next few years, researchers say, severe autumn fires will build in frequency and intensity.
A study in zebrafish identified how air pollutants contribute to the buildup of toxic proteins associated with the disease.
Scientists and a robot named MaRTy tested the city’s new Cool Streets program and made a surprising discovery.
Achieving net-zero emissions in California by 2050 can prevent thousands of deaths annually, researchers say.
The team proposed a redesign of certain elements of a Los Angeles elementary school to improve its environmental sustainability.
The online atlas supports efforts to better understand the region’s habitats, which could influence global conservation efforts.
Predictive models have grossly underestimated the amount of climate-changing coarse dust, UCLA scientists say.
Many forested areas used by insurgents for camouflage and cover were later decimated by illegal industries.
UCLA tackles 10 aspects of climate change, the existential crisis of our times, and comes up with smart solutions.
Aaswath Raman engineers new technologies to cool buildings and generate electricity using a little-studied natural phenomenon.
Plant-based meat promises less strain on the environment, but there are questions.
The study looked at tactics that will not fully solve climate change but could mitigate the damage while longer-term solutions are implemented.
The findings could help inform decision-making for future infrastructure and construction plans near Los Angeles beaches.
Aradhna Tripati, founder of the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science at UCLA, and her dedication to inclusion have inspired donors’ support.
Lawyers, scholars and activists will examine how human rights laws can be used to seek redress for the harm caused by climate change.
UCLA research explores how shell-forming marine species respond to acidification.
The move could drive regional change and would make UCLA one of the largest universities in the U.S. to take action.
The delegation focused on U.S.-China initiatives and issues that affecting island nations that are particularly vulnerable to rising sea levels.
UCLA began observing its 100th birthday and delivered new advances in research, health care, the arts, community service and teaching.
UCLA hosted the Environmental and Climate Change Literacy Project and Summit as part of an effort to educate the next generation of climate change-aware students.
The Rapanui people most likely believed the ancient monoliths helped food grow on the Polynesian island, a new study reveals.
In this role, Hoek will provide leadership and grow partnerships with faculty and stakeholders to improve ecosystem health in Los Angeles.
The new clinic at UCLA School of Law is one of several options for students interested in environmental law.