At a "Thinking L.A." event co-hosted by UCLA and Zócalo, four panelists discussed the importance and difficulty of implementing desalination plants, water-recycling facilities and other tools to help California make better use of its water resources.
Researchers from UCLA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory found that extra heat from greenhouse gases has been trapped in the subsurface waters of the Pacific and Indian oceans.
New research sheds light on the Earth’s climate over geologic time scales.
Despite progress, dirty air and water are just the beginning of the region's environmental troubles. The findings, which are believed to be the most comprehensive environmental report card for any region in the nation, show the county needs tutoring to bring up its grades.
UCLA researchers looked at 22 indicators to determine grades in six main categories — water, air, ecosystem health, waste, environmental quality of life, and energy and greenhouse gases.
Expanding customer access to energy data can bring cleaner, more efficient power to Californians, save money and boost emerging clean technologies, according to a new report by the Climate Change and Business Research Initiative, a partnership between UCLA and UC Berkeley schools of law.
Climate model simulations of the 21st century show little change in total precipitation, but more rain instead of snow, posing flooding risk and shortening chance to capture water.
A UCLA environmental law clinic coaches students to become legal advisers and official delegates to the annual United Nations climate conference
At a climate change conference on campus today, UCLA researchers and other speakers are discussing the challenges facing cities around the world.
UCLA atmospheric scientists were instrumental in the creation of the Santa Ana Wildfire Threat Index, which will help classify the fire threat potential of the Santa Ana winds.
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.
Alex Hall, a professor in UCLA’s Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and Institute of Environment and Sustainability, appears in “Years of Living Dangerously,” airing June 2 on Showtime, and explains how climate change will impact our lives.
The effect of rising temperatures on the interaction of species "is going to have very important consequences for the stability and functioning of ecosystems," UCLA biologists say.
Since the Jan. 8 launch of the University of California’s Campus Climate Study, nearly 17 percent of UCLA's students, faculty and staff have completed the systemwide survey, a tool that's being used to learn about the campus community's...