UCLA researchers say climate change could accelerate slightly if dust levels stop climbing.
UCLA researchers found that about 20% of the population visits facilities designated to help residents when temperatures spike.
The UCLA engineering professor and colleagues take approaches to mitigating climate change that are considered unlikely by some.
The Nature Positive Universities Alliance commits higher education institutions to take action that helps ecosystems thrive.
A UCLA-led study finds that governments often change course after increasing gas taxes and reducing subsidies to producers.
A UCLA study reports that utility bills increase for each day above 95 degrees Fahrenheit.
The 30-year study of 105 migratory species reveals how strongly temperature affects animals’ physical characteristics.
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.