Research determined that grass with narrow leaves and high numbers of veins should be better able to withstand the drier conditions expected in the future.
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.
Promotional messages about saving money on electricity bills or earning other financial rewards motivated homeowners to conserve.
A UCLA study shows that 30% of residents now can choose cleaner power from community choice aggregators.
UCLA’s Daniel Blumstein and a global team of scientists point to environmental, population and political challenges.
UCLA researchers have outlined a strategy that would use seawater to trap and store billions of metric tons of the greenhouse gas each year.
Without careful planning, the shift to green power could cost more and strain the state’s grid.
UCLA is on track to run a completely carbon-neutral fleet by 2025.
UCLA’s Bonny Bentzin offers encouragement for those who, thanks to the pandemic, see the word “reusable” and think “infected.”
The method saves time and money and doesn't require sacrificing endangered animals. All that’s needed is a few ounces of water from their habitat.
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.
Affluent neighborhoods use more energy and reap greater benefits from government incentive programs, a new UCLA study shows.
If carbon emissions aren’t curbed in the next few years, researchers say, severe autumn fires will build in frequency and intensity.
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.
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.
The move could drive regional change and would make UCLA one of the largest universities in the U.S. to take action.
In this role, Hoek will provide leadership and grow partnerships with faculty and stakeholders to improve ecosystem health in Los Angeles.
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.
Infrastructure improvements, along with policy-based incentives for rideshare services and drivers, could promote broader adoption of electric vehicles.
The approach could offer a way to manufacture more effective filters that use high-performance plastics and carbon materials.
The initiative addresses inequalities faced by the disadvantaged communities that have suffered disproportionately from the health effects of pollution.
A UCLA study reveals how the United States can maximize the benefits of waste-derived fuels.
Also in this section: stories on the L.A. River, clean air and the Skoll Center.