UCLA’s Daniel Blumstein and a global team of scientists point to environmental, population and political challenges.
Environment + Climate
UCLA researchers have outlined a strategy that would use seawater to trap and store billions of metric tons of the greenhouse gas each year.
The one-two punch impairs corals’ ability to form exoskeletons and grow, UCLA-led research finds.
The researchers will engage with local communities to design cooling structures and choose the best locations to install them.
The honoree, a Navajo sustainable business advocate, received $100,000 for her grassroots and national efforts.
Astrophysicist Andrea Ghez won a Nobel Prize, we were the No. 1 public university again, faculty carried on with important research and students continued to achieve the amazing.
A massive unintended experiment in animal conservation taking place southeast of Las Vegas revealed an unexpected result.
UCLA ecologist Morgan Tingley and a worldwide team of experts call for new approaches to fire management.
Without careful planning, the shift to green power could cost more and strain the state’s grid.
UCLA’s Ann Carlson said the new administration should be able to rebuild protections, even with a narrowly divided Congress.
A UCLA-led study found that climate and population changes could expose millions more to severe flooding in the continental U.S.
Dust from as far away as Saudi Arabia is carried by winds to the Himalayan snowpack, where it accelerates glacial warming and snowmelt, scientists say.
UCLA’s Eric Fournier explains why the state’s infrastructure isn’t well suited for such extreme conditions — and what improvements are needed.
Working with Los Angeles public television station KCET, the UCLA group seeks to show paths toward sustainability.
The unit “will help us build a safer, cleaner and more equitable city and world,” said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Professor of geography and expert in climate change and atmospheric dynamics around Antartica helped found the institute in the 1990s.
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.
A UCLA study finds that continued climate change will deliver a dangerous one-two punch for state’s water managers.
UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation report shows that outreach is effective in connecting programs with lower-income residents.
A UCLA study has found that women exposed to high levels of airplane exhaust near LAX are 14% more likely to give birth prematurely.
Researchers at UCLA and USC found exposure to gas burnoff at oil and gas production sites is associated with a 50% greater risk for preterm births.
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.
Two UCLA studies of ocean mollusks shed light on how new species may emerge through a phenomenon known as host-switching.
Affluent neighborhoods use more energy and reap greater benefits from government incentive programs, a new UCLA study shows.