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.
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.
Working to upend one of the most stalwart of construction materials, a team of UCLA researchers created a near carbon dioxide-neutral version of concrete.
Mark Gold says it'll take a combination of capturing stormwater, recycling treated wastewater and restoring groundwater.
The yearlong partnership provides graduate students with opportunities to create new narratives to engage audiences with research.
Highlights from Scientific American, Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, KPBS-San Diego, The Guardian and others.
UCLA is already leading the way through its Sustainable LA Grand Challenge.
The Bruins’ basketball legend told the Pac-12 Network audience about the campus’s energy-efficiency initiatives, including the bike share program and tower gardens, during a victory over Stanford.
UCLA environmental scientist co-authored a study that maps where fish and seafood can be sustainably farmed.
Those who complete the program will be prepared to fill a critical void in the workforce: helping growing urban centers thrive under the pressure of global climate change.
In addition to the honor from the U.S. Green Building Council, the conference center has been recognized for its commitment to sustainability by the Los Angeles Business Council.
Scientists from UCLA, UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco sequenced the genome of a tiny, single-celled green alga.
The nonprofit Chefs Collaborative and UCLA co-hosted speakers on a series of sustainable food panels, featuring food-scene stars, UCLA staff and faculty and food critic Jonathan Gold.
UCLA alumni and brothers Mark Gold, respected environmental advocate and scientist, and Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer, on what restaurants, chefs and legislators can do.