Research by UCLA and La Brea Tar Pits scientists upends theory that saber-toothed cats, other large mammals were hunted out of existence.
Project Phoenix, which launches today, was developed by UCLA and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
In seeking alternative habitats, the endangered animals are more likely to experience dangerous — and fatal — encounters with freeways and foes.
With climate change, these dual exposures and related health problems will only increase, say researchers who studied the 2020 fire season.
The Office of Research & Creative Activities is honoring faculty for work that connects campus to local and global communities.
Research co-authored by UCLA’s Daniel Swain finds that extreme precipitation conditions are projected to increase in the coming decades.
Regionally tailored responses will be required to reduce the risk over the next several decades.
In the Western U.S., the health risks from ground-level ozone and fine particulate matter continue to grow.
The research focuses on the factors contributing to a key climate variable called vapor pressure deficit.
Atmospheric moisture decreased by a third in California and Nevada, study finds.
The work was part of a legal clinic in the UCLA School of Law’s Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment.
UCLA pulmonologist Reza Ronaghi explains how wildfires affect air quality and what precautions people can take.
UCLA’s Eric Fournier explains why the state’s infrastructure isn’t well suited for such extreme conditions — and what improvements are needed.
If carbon emissions aren’t curbed in the next few years, researchers say, severe autumn fires will build in frequency and intensity.
Record-breaking weather consistent with climate change is fanning the flames.
Catalina eddy? June gloom? Santa Ana winds? UCLA staff meteorologist James Murakami defines common Southern California weather terms.