Mary Nichols: A lifetime in search of clean air

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.

Everything you ever wanted to know about fracking

A “Thinking L.A.” event, jointly sponsored by UCLA and Zocálo at the RAND Corporation Tuesday evening, explored the roots of the fervor surrounding fracking in California.

July 14: Oceans of plastic pollution

Join experts for a panel discussion of the impact of plastic pollution, one of the most significant environmental problems facing our oceans, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14 at the UCLA Hammer Museum’s Billy Wilder Theater.

UCLA scientist makes an impact on public health

A national leader in identifying dangerous chemical exposures and then applying the findings toward regulations to protect health, John Froines has spent his career pursuing both.
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