UCLA sophomore Luke Mostert is a partner in a business that donates lanterns to children who live in shacks in electricity-deprived sections of his home country.
UCLA's Congo Basin Institute led a team of UCLA and Cameroonian students into a rain forest in central Africa to reopen a field station in a jungle with a thriving ecosystem with birds, elephants and monkeys.
From linen-free tables and wine kegs to maximum use of natural light and recycled steel, the new UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center leads the way in sustainability.
The show marks 10 years of influential research from UCLA’s urban planning and architecture think tank.
Architecture professor Thom Mayne says that adding density around Wilshire Boulevard could accommodate 1 million new people in Los Angeles while promoting sustainability.
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.
The Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies, or LENS, aims to spur new thinking about the role of multimedia storytelling to drive sustainability.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz spoke with UCLA leaders and researchers in engineering and physics this morning and toured two laboratories on campus that receive support from the U.S. Department of Energy.
UCLA becomes the first public university in California with electric buses, which join the 14 compressed natural gas buses that get people around campus.
From the capuchin monkeys of Costa Rica to the Los Angeles area's mountain lions, UCLA experts are developing new techniques and advancing knowledge.
UCLA is taking part in the launch of Mayor Eric Garcetti's summer-long SaveEnergyLA campaign.
UCLA lecturer Andy Rice introduces his students to entomophagy, bug eating, which may someday become a smart alternative to resource-intensive foods such as beef.
The League of American Bicyclists ranks UCLA as a Silver Bicycle-Friendly University. A holder of that distinction since 2011, UCLA is one of just 10 schools to move up in standing over the last year.
Popular KCRW “Good Food” host Evan Kleiman is treating UCLA students to a thoughtful exploration into issues of food and sustainability in her summer course, “We are Stardust: The Moral Ecology of Food."
The L.A. Energy Atlas project, a first-of-its-kind interactive website, enables policymakers and the public to sort energy consumption and emissions by building size, neighborhood and other metrics.
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 experts and colleagues from across the United States and Israel shared the latest developments and best practices in urban sustainability.
Jankowska is recognized for her service to and support of sustainability at UCLA and for furthering the role of academic libraries in sustainability initiatives nationwide.
California Governor Jerry Brown has been fighting for the environment for decades. He reflects on that history.
Trade in your gas-guzzling commute for new wheels in UCLA's Earn-a-Bike program.
J.R. DeShazo, director of the Luskin Center for Innovation and member of the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, talks about the state of car transportation in Los Angeles, California and beyond.
Experts from around the world discuss how cities can become part of the solution to climate change. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti gives keynote address.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall met Tuesday with stakeholders from across the energy ecosystem at UCLA’s Kerckhoff Hall to discuss how Los Angeles can meet its energy goals.
If you’ve ever contemplated becoming a vegetarian, check out how eating a plant-based diet isn’t just good for your health. It happens to also be good for the Earth’s health.
For more than 40 years, issues surrounding genetically modified organisms—GMOs—have been full of controversy, curiosity and confusion. On Tuesday, April 19, four experts will debate the environmental, social and health impacts of GMO foods.