Life in the bike lane

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.

Power users in Los Angeles: Learning to waste less

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: A lifetime in search of clean air

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.

Free bikes? For real!

Trade in your gas-guzzling commute for new wheels in UCLA's Earn-a-Bike program.

Be kind to the Earth: A dietitian's suggestions

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.

The curiosity and controversy over GMOs: Q&A with Ted Parson

    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.
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