Despite the return of traffic, record-high summer heat waves and apocalyptic wildfires, the early months of spring 2020 offered a glimpse of what is possible.
A UCLA study finds that pollution at street level is worst with buildings in tight rows.
UCLA wildfire research reveals the patterns and future threats of blazes in California — and offers a foundation for how to face the flames.
UCLA Magazine looks at how living with wildfires and unbreathable air affects humans, physically and mentally.
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.
A UCLA study has found that women exposed to high levels of airplane exhaust near LAX are 14% more likely to give birth prematurely.
A study in zebrafish identified how air pollutants contribute to the buildup of toxic proteins associated with the disease.
Achieving net-zero emissions in California by 2050 can prevent thousands of deaths annually, researchers say.
UCLA students partnered with private tech company on project that explored public health outcomes in L.A. and Long Beach port communities.
Making air quality information accessible by mobile app educates and promotes behavioral change, a UCLA study finds.
Valeree Catangay works to inspire and empower communities that disproportionately feel the effects of environmental degradation.
Environmental law experts Ann Carlson and Cara Horowitz review the long record of benefits achieved by the state’s aggressive anti-pollution rules.
UCLA researchers recommend strategies for California transportation fuels policy to meet 2030 climate target
Guidance from legal researchers could strengthen California climate policy by helping policymakers further reduce carbon pollution from transport fuels.
From water resources to wildfires, UCLA research reveals a climate future that will have wide-ranging consequences.
A UCLA-led study finds that negative health effects are a powerful force to reduce consumption.
The award from the John Templeton Foundation will help researchers address how much power individuals have over their own health.
The researchers' healthy solution is to move the transit sites 120 feet away from intersections, where high concentrations of noxious exhaust are emitted.
New state and local policies promoting energy use transparency, public transit funding and sustainable development make researchers are optimistic for improvement.
Researchers found that exposure to the pollution caused mice to experience changes in the normal composition of gut bacteria. This in turn produced a cascade of negative health effects.
Eric Hoek of UCLA Engineering has spent his life searching for ways to clean water. He's succeeding.
A UCLA study shows that warming forces have caused millennia of dryness in California’s prehistory, and greenhouses gases could do the same.
Mary Nichols, chair of the California Air Resources Board and a UCLA faculty member, is a fierce fighter for the environment. She has championed a difficult cause without succumbing to bitterness or wallowing in the polarization that has crippled Sacramento and Washington.
UCLA professor co-authored a study to determine which kinds of built environment are best and worst at dispersing vehicle emissions.
The new building material called CO2NCRETE would be made from carbon captured from power plant smokestacks potentially eliminating a huge source of greenhouse gas emissions.
Health concerns are a big motivational factor when it comes to being green.