The temperatures that baked the Pacific Northwest in 2021 should happen roughly once in 10,000 years.
Since 2017, the Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award has honored those who are bringing bold ideas and energy in the fight to save the planet.
Special Collections is home to a 70-plus-year-old pamphlet that provides the four-part answer to why you are so much more comfortable in air conditioned surroundings.
With climate change, these dual exposures and related health problems will only increase, say researchers who studied the 2020 fire season.
V. Kelly Turner co-leads UCLA’s Heat Resilient L.A. project, which takes a multi-pronged approach that emphasizes equitable solutions to this dangerous problem.
UCLA-led research projects that end-of-the-century storms will generate 200% to 400% more runoff in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
The decision could have wide-reaching consequences for federal agencies’ ability to regulate industries.
As temperatures rise, so does the risk of serious illness. UCLA doctors tell you how to protect yourself and your loved ones.
While many municipal climate plans cite extreme heat as a threat, few propose any comprehensive strategy to address it, a UCLA-led analysis shows.
Professor Ted Parson will serve as senior advisor to the commission.
The plan includes initiatives focused on transportation, energy, water and food systems.
Talking climate solutions with Institute of the Environment and Sustainability director Marilyn Raphael
Faculty and students are working on new ways to respond to a wide range of environmental problems.
Research co-authored by UCLA’s Daniel Swain finds that extreme precipitation conditions are projected to increase in the coming decades.
Research produced by those in the California Environmental Legislation and Policy Clinic has influenced proposed legislation.
Although science is the basis of Peter Prengaman’s work as a climate and environmental news director, he always looks for the human angle.
A UCLA-led study finds greater “streamflow” may mean more water for the West, but it could also increase the risk for floods and landslides.
Regionally tailored responses will be required to reduce the risk over the next several decades.
The current drought has exceeded the severity of a late-1500s megadrought that had been considered the driest since the year 800.
The funds will support research by the Institute for Carbon Management on climate change solutions.
Researchers from UCLA and Ohio University traced trends at the South Pole back to the early 1900s.
In the Western U.S., the health risks from ground-level ozone and fine particulate matter continue to grow.
The geographer is exploring how work in her field can help vulnerable people all over the globe.
The research focuses on the factors contributing to a key climate variable called vapor pressure deficit.
A new report by the Luskin Center for Innovation provides a framework for environmental justice in disadvantaged communities.
The institute will conduct research into climate change, the dynamics of gender relationships and power, the arts and countering disinformation.