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.
Research led by UCLA links prenatal exposure to specific chemicals to higher rates of eye cancer.
With climate change, these dual exposures and related health problems will only increase, say researchers who studied the 2020 fire season.
New research looks at the nexus of climate change, sleep and human immunity.
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.
Using common reagents in heated water, chemists can ‘behead’ and break down PFAS, leaving only harmless compounds behind.
UCLA-led research projects that end-of-the-century storms will generate 200% to 400% more runoff in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Rethinking the frontiers of international criminal law, Kate Mackintosh is finding new ways to bring war criminals to justice.
More than 60 graduate students have received training through the NSF-funded INFEWS initiative at UCLA.
Researchers are lending their expertise to help make sure everyone in Los Angeles can benefit from the efforts.
Three alumni with a combined four decades of legal experience are helping bring environmental justice to low-income communities.
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.
The Office of Research & Creative Activities is honoring faculty for work that connects campus to local and global communities.
Professor Ted Parson will serve as senior advisor to the commission.
If they can escape death in poachers’ nets, the endangered marine mammal is well poised genetically to rebound despite inbreeding.
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.
UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability receives $1.5 million pledge from founding director
The gift from Richard Turco and his wife, Linda Turco, will support students engaged in environmental research.
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.
The goal is to divert 90% of the university’s waste from landfills.
LandCART uses machine learning to assess changes in vegetation and ground cover across the American West.