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.