In this role, Hoek will provide leadership and grow partnerships with faculty and stakeholders to improve ecosystem health in Los Angeles.
Environment + Climate
The new clinic at UCLA School of Law is one of several options for students interested in environmental law.
From 1969 to 1988, researchers estimated, about 25,000 births per year were affected.
New research casts doubt on the common assumption that plants and animals are adapted to their environments.
A UCLA study finds that even a short-term visit to a severely polluted city is detrimental to one's health.
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.
Predictions for when the change could happen spanned 100 years, but a new UCLA study focuses on a 25-year period.
The native of Chad promotes environmental protections for indigenous groups through work with international organizations.
The research is the most comprehensive study to date investigating the potential future scale and cost of 10 different ways to use carbon dioxide.
Janet Napolitano issued the following statement following the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the United States from the landmark Paris climate agreement.
The analysis is the only comprehensive analysis of the state of the region’s water systems
UCLA’s V. Kelly Turner launched a massive mural painted with a surface-cooling coating to start a conversation about our warming world.
UCLA-led research examined records dating to 1700s to discover how mangroves expand and retreat with climate cycles.
The California-China Climate Institute will identify and share best practices and key lessons and help inform policymakers.
UCLA evolutionary biologist Blaire Van Valkenburgh links an increase in fractured teeth to a dwindling supply of the carnivores' prey.
The analysis by the Luskin Center for Innovation helps the state deliver on its legal recognition that safe, clean, affordable and accessible water is a human right.
UCLA students partnered with private tech company on project that explored public health outcomes in L.A. and Long Beach port communities.
Infrastructure improvements, along with policy-based incentives for rideshare services and drivers, could promote broader adoption of electric vehicles.
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.
Free online tool updated to include solar capacity and six more years of data, as California aims for 100% renewable energy.
Researchers will study the DNA of endangered and threatened animals and plants to help preserve species and learn which are most vulnerable to climate change.
Q&A with professor Jonathan Stewart about what the team he organized learned in the aftermath of the Ridgecrest earthquakes.
Making air quality information accessible by mobile app educates and promotes behavioral change, a UCLA study finds.
At a Zócalo/UCLA Downtown event, experts discussed how much sea level rise we can expect, how we balance public and private concerns, and how we can reduce additional risk.