Topic “Climate Action”


Colleen Callahan

The adage “think globally but act locally” had new resonance for me on a recent trip to rural Wisconsin.

National environmental justice pioneer, , spoke at the Luskin Center's SB 535 Investment Justice working conference and in this blog post, deccribes SB 535 as an important example of progress toward climate justice.


Supporting the transition to electric-drive, alternative-fuel, and autonomous vehicles through innovative research and decision support.
Developing strategies to spur renewable energy and energy efficiency in California.
Supporting the creation and implementation of state and local policies, investments and plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while providing local resilience, environmental, public health, and economic benefits.
Enhancing the role of information and communications technologies in the 21st century.
Advancing policy, economic, and technological solutions that support sustainable water systems and water use behavior in California.
Supporting urban greening efforts―in public parks, streets and beyond―to restore natural processes and habitats while connecting neighborhoods to each other and their environment.

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UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation and UC Berkeley Center for Resource Efficient Communities
J.R. DeShazo, principal investigator; Jason Karpman, lead author and project manager; Weilong (David) Kong, analyst and modeler; Colleen Callahan, contributor and editor
UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation