The continent’s diverse species all evolved very rapidly from a single ancestral population, a UCLA-led study shows.
New research looks at the nexus of climate change, sleep and human immunity.
A UCLA-led study finds greater “streamflow” may mean more water for the West, but it could also increase the risk for floods and landslides.
The current drought has exceeded the severity of a late-1500s megadrought that had been considered the driest since the year 800.
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.
A new report by the Luskin Center for Innovation provides a framework for environmental justice in disadvantaged communities.
The study’s publication comes just weeks after severe flooding killed hundreds of people in Europe.
Scientists used machine learning to analyze decades’ worth of weather data from around the world.
The report highlights the need for more biodiversity protections and equitable access to resources.
Seven faculty members share their analyses of what the president has accomplished and look ahead at the challenges to come.
In the new book he co-wrote, Salzman reveals the hidden rules that govern who owns what — from the reclining space behind airline seats to HBO passwords.
The financial awards will cover research and planning for “Pacific Standard Time” projects, which will debut in 2024.
UCLA’s Cara Horowitz discusses how new federal leadership on vehicle pollution will help states meet their climate goals.
UCLA’s Daniel Blumstein and a global team of scientists point to environmental, population and political challenges.
A UCLA-led study found that climate and population changes could expose millions more to severe flooding in the continental U.S.
Professor of geography and expert in climate change and atmospheric dynamics around Antartica helped found the institute in the 1990s.
A UCLA study finds that continued climate change will deliver a dangerous one-two punch for state’s water managers.
Scientists and a robot named MaRTy tested the city’s new Cool Streets program and made a surprising discovery.
Predictive models have grossly underestimated the amount of climate-changing coarse dust, UCLA scientists say.
UCLA research explores how shell-forming marine species respond to acidification.
The delegation focused on U.S.-China initiatives and issues that affecting island nations that are particularly vulnerable to rising sea levels.
The Rapanui people most likely believed the ancient monoliths helped food grow on the Polynesian island, a new study reveals.
A UCLA study finds that even a short-term visit to a severely polluted city is detrimental to one's health.
The initiative addresses inequalities faced by the disadvantaged communities that have suffered disproportionately from the health effects of pollution.