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By Alison Hewitt Originally posted in UCLA Newsroom With Californians looking for ways to adapt to what experts predict will be a years-long – perhaps decades-long – drought, water researchers from UCLA and elsewhere are helping the region understand the … Continued
Originally posted by UCLA Newsroom Allison Carruth, associate professor of English and affiliate of the Institute of Environment & Sustainability, has been awarded a $185,000 grant from ArtPlace America, together with historian Catherine Gudis of UC Riverside and Jenny Price, … Continued
By Rebecca Kendall Originally posted in UCLA Newsroom Six months ago, California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in response to California’s drought, asking residents to reduce their water consumption by 20 percent. According to recent surveys, Californians … Continued
By Juan Matute, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs A team of students from the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability’s Environmental Science Practicum worked with the City of Hermosa Beach, researching options to decarbonize the community’s electricity supply. First, … Continued
At any time, the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability is a hub of activity with eight research centers and collaborations that extend across the campus and around the world. In this snapshot from the Spring of 2014 we get … Continued
Dr. Glen MacDonald, Director of the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and an international expert on drought, will deliver the opening keynote to the Whole Water Conference, June 24 in Monterey, California. MacDonald’s opening speech titled, “Current Drought, … Continued
Unit can turn agricultural runoff and groundwater into drinkable water.
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
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IoES in the news and quotable.
The Los Angeles Times highlighted research by IoES undergraduates and environmental group Heal the Bay.
UCLA Water Resources Group Director Madelyn Glickfeld was quoted in a Time article about the dangers of draining reservoirs during a drought and the opportunities that the current drought brings to improve water efficiency in Southern California.
Yoram Cohen, professor at the School of Engineering and IoES, was interviewed by KCBS-Channel 2 and KCAL-Channel 9 about efforts to create viable large-scale desalination plants in California.
Glen MacDonald, director of the IoES and professor of geography and ecology and evolutionary biology, was interviewed on NBC’s “Nightly News” about the historical significance and potential impact of the current drought emergency in California.
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
“The Coming Water Crisis: Solutions and Strategies” was hosted by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and UCLA as part of the 11th annual G’Day USA Program.
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.