IoES in the news and quotable
The IoES and Women & Philanthropy at UCLA joined together to present “Thriving in a Hotter L.A.: Turning Los Angeles into a Global Model for Urban Sustainability.” IoES Associate Director Mark Gold moderated a panel of prominent female faculty at … Continued
By Judy Lin
Originally published in UCLA Today
IoES in the news and quotable.
The Los Angeles Times highlighted research by IoES undergraduates and environmental group Heal the Bay.
Dr. Pankaj Parekh earned his doctorate from the Environmental Science and Engineering Program in 1984. As Director of Water Quality for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), he was in charge of clean drinking water for over four-million … Continued
View the conference agenda and presentations. Click here to listen to the seven-part conference podcasts. “It’s important to awaken all to the seriousness of drought and the lack of rain…the drought emphasizes that we do live in an era of … Continued
By Peggy McInerny Originally posted in UCLA Newsroom "The Coming Water Crisis: Solutions and Strategies," an all-day conference at UCLA, will focus on the lessons California can learn from Australia about the conservation and efficient use of scarce water resources. … Continued
UCLA Magazine profile on Bruin alumnus, environmental advocate, and IoES Associate Director Mark Gold.
Stephanie Pincetl, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA’s Institute of Environment and Sustainability, speaks about her continued work to map the different organizations and entities that control water in Los Angeles.
The L.A. Times featured an op-ed by UCLA’s Mark Gold and Cara Horowitz recommending local and global policies for tackling the crisis of plastic litter in the world’s oceans.
Researchers from the School of Law’s Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment worked with IoES scientists on the comprehensive study.
The UCLA Water Resources Group, founded by the IoES, works with environmental organizations and government agencies to improve water management in Los Angeles.
California leads the nation in groundwater extraction, but it lags behind in updating groundwater-related laws and regulations. As a result, protracted litigation clogs the courts and threatens precious water resources.
Tony Orme, professor emeritus of geography and geology & UC White Mountain Research Center director, was interviewed on KPCC about efforts to replenish beach sand lost to development and other human activities along California’s coastline.
A group of graduate students, led by Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor and IoES Affiliate Eric Hoek, are conducting research in Fiji.
California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA Director Stephanie Pincetl and IoES Associate Director Mark Gold are featured in an NBC Learn video about Southern California’s water resources.
IoES Associate Director Mark Gold was interviewed on KNX-1070 AM about the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s plan to build the world’s largest groundwater treatment center over a Superfund pollution site in the San Fernando Valley.
IoES Associate Director Mark Gold is quoted in a L.A. Times article about the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s plans to construct facilities that will restore pumping of drinking water from scores of contaminated San Fernando Valley wells.
The Heal the Bay team visits several beach sample sites and bonds over breakfast burritos.
Taylor Nicole Pitz goes straight to the source to get a broad perspective on past, current, and future problems and solutions for Los Angeles water management.
IoES Associate Director Mark Gold is quoted in an Associated Press article about new legislation aimed at reducing the amount of plastic bags and bottles that end up in the ocean.
Leave it up to us, the Heal the Bay Beach Water Quality Team, to determine when it’s safe for you to swim.