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.
Working with Los Angeles public television station KCET, the UCLA group seeks to show paths toward sustainability.
Professor of geography and expert in climate change and atmospheric dynamics around Antartica helped found the institute in the 1990s.
UCLA’s Bonny Bentzin offers encouragement for those who, thanks to the pandemic, see the word “reusable” and think “infected.”
A UCLA study finds that continued climate change will deliver a dangerous one-two punch for state’s water managers.
UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation report shows that outreach is effective in connecting programs with lower-income residents.
A UCLA study has found that women exposed to high levels of airplane exhaust near LAX are 14% more likely to give birth prematurely.
Researchers at UCLA and USC found exposure to gas burnoff at oil and gas production sites is associated with a 50% greater risk for preterm births.
Researchers receive Department of Energy grant to transform carbon dioxide into construction materials
CO2Concrete, developed by UCLA engineers, is made in part from emissions captured from power plants and other sources.
If carbon emissions aren’t curbed in the next few years, researchers say, severe autumn fires will build in frequency and intensity.
A study in zebrafish identified how air pollutants contribute to the buildup of toxic proteins associated with the disease.
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.
The team proposed a redesign of certain elements of a Los Angeles elementary school to improve its environmental sustainability.
The online atlas supports efforts to better understand the region’s habitats, which could influence global conservation efforts.
Predictive models have grossly underestimated the amount of climate-changing coarse dust, UCLA scientists say.
Many forested areas used by insurgents for camouflage and cover were later decimated by illegal industries.
UCLA tackles 10 aspects of climate change, the existential crisis of our times, and comes up with smart solutions.
Aaswath Raman engineers new technologies to cool buildings and generate electricity using a little-studied natural phenomenon.
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.
The findings could help inform decision-making for future infrastructure and construction plans near Los Angeles beaches.
Aradhna Tripati, founder of the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science at UCLA, and her dedication to inclusion have inspired donors’ support.
Lawyers, scholars and activists will examine how human rights laws can be used to seek redress for the harm caused by climate change.