Dust from as far away as Saudi Arabia is carried by winds to the Himalayan snowpack, where it accelerates glacial warming and snowmelt, scientists say.
UCLA’s Eric Fournier explains why the state’s infrastructure isn’t well suited for such extreme conditions — and what improvements are needed.
The unit “will help us build a safer, cleaner and more equitable city and world,” said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
A UCLA study finds that continued climate change will deliver a dangerous one-two punch for state’s water managers.
Two UCLA studies of ocean mollusks shed light on how new species may emerge through a phenomenon known as host-switching.
If carbon emissions aren’t curbed in the next few years, researchers say, severe autumn fires will build in frequency and intensity.
Scientists and a robot named MaRTy tested the city’s new Cool Streets program and made a surprising discovery.
Achieving net-zero emissions in California by 2050 can prevent thousands of deaths annually, researchers say.
Predictive models have grossly underestimated the amount of climate-changing coarse dust, UCLA scientists say.
UCLA tackles 10 aspects of climate change, the existential crisis of our times, and comes up with smart solutions.
Plant-based meat promises less strain on the environment, but there are questions.
The study looked at tactics that will not fully solve climate change but could mitigate the damage while longer-term solutions are implemented.
UCLA-led study shows how drought affects native amphibians, harbingers of what’s to come.
Lawyers, scholars and activists will examine how human rights laws can be used to seek redress for the harm caused by climate change.
UCLA research explores how shell-forming marine species respond to acidification.
The delegation focused on U.S.-China initiatives and issues that affecting island nations that are particularly vulnerable to rising sea levels.
UCLA began observing its 100th birthday and delivered new advances in research, health care, the arts, community service and teaching.
UCLA hosted the Environmental and Climate Change Literacy Project and Summit as part of an effort to educate the next generation of climate change-aware students.
From 1969 to 1988, researchers estimated, about 25,000 births per year were affected.
New research casts doubt on the common assumption that plants and animals are adapted to their environments.
UCLA’s Magali Delmas notes that most U.S. consumers are opposed to pollution, but research shows that they seldom view themselves as significant contributors.
Predictions for when the change could happen spanned 100 years, but a new UCLA study focuses on a 25-year period.
The research is the most comprehensive study to date investigating the potential future scale and cost of 10 different ways to use carbon dioxide.
Janet Napolitano issued the following statement following the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the United States from the landmark Paris climate agreement.
UCLA’s V. Kelly Turner launched a massive mural painted with a surface-cooling coating to start a conversation about our warming world.