The Nature Positive Universities Alliance commits higher education institutions to take action that helps ecosystems thrive.
A UCLA-led study finds that governments often change course after increasing gas taxes and reducing subsidies to producers.
The annual list compiled by Clarivate identifies scholars whose work has been referenced most often in studies published by other researchers.
The Kenyan entrepreneur and his company, Solar Freeze, receive a $100,000 prize for reducing food waste.
The 30-year study of 105 migratory species reveals how strongly temperature affects animals’ physical characteristics.
Insights about how the ecosystems vary from one another could help shape conservation initiatives and efforts to fight climate change.
In seeking alternative habitats, the endangered animals are more likely to experience dangerous — and fatal — encounters with freeways and foes.
The temperatures that baked the Pacific Northwest in 2021 should happen roughly once in 10,000 years.
Research led by UCLA links prenatal exposure to specific chemicals to higher rates of eye cancer.
With climate change, these dual exposures and related health problems will only increase, say researchers who studied the 2020 fire season.
New research looks at the nexus of climate change, sleep and human immunity.
V. Kelly Turner co-leads UCLA’s Heat Resilient L.A. project, which takes a multi-pronged approach that emphasizes equitable solutions to this dangerous problem.
Using common reagents in heated water, chemists can ‘behead’ and break down PFAS, leaving only harmless compounds behind.
UCLA-led research projects that end-of-the-century storms will generate 200% to 400% more runoff in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
More than 60 graduate students have received training through the NSF-funded INFEWS initiative at UCLA.
Researchers are lending their expertise to help make sure everyone in Los Angeles can benefit from the efforts.
Three alumni with a combined four decades of legal experience are helping bring environmental justice to low-income communities.
The decision could have wide-reaching consequences for federal agencies’ ability to regulate industries.
As temperatures rise, so does the risk of serious illness. UCLA doctors tell you how to protect yourself and your loved ones.
While many municipal climate plans cite extreme heat as a threat, few propose any comprehensive strategy to address it, a UCLA-led analysis shows.
The Office of Research & Creative Activities is honoring faculty for work that connects campus to local and global communities.
Professor Ted Parson will serve as senior advisor to the commission.
If they can escape death in poachers’ nets, the endangered marine mammal is well poised genetically to rebound despite inbreeding.
The plan includes initiatives focused on transportation, energy, water and food systems.
Talking climate solutions with Institute of the Environment and Sustainability director Marilyn Raphael
Faculty and students are working on new ways to respond to a wide range of environmental problems.