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.
Climate change won’t solve itself, but all Bruins can make changes and help UCLA beat the other University of California campuses.
The partnership will enable the city to manage water supplies more sustainably, become more energy efficient and increase use of clean energy.
The awards from the Higher Education Energy Efficiency and Sustainability competition recognize achievements that can serve as models to be used by other campuses.
In this Q&A about her new book, UCLA’s Magali Delmas discusses how the human urge to consume can be harnessed to help the planet.
The Synthetic Control Across Length-scales for Advancing Rechargeables center will help accelerate research on new types of chemistry and materials that can help improve batteries’ capacity, stability and safety.
New UCLA-led research demonstrates the financial benefits of using sources such as groundwater.