Topic “Sustainable Energy”

Sustainable Energy

Developing strategies to spur renewable energy and energy efficiency in California.

The Luskin Center's Sustainable Energy initiative has heped advanced the Governor's goal for local renewable energy, developed a solar incentive program for Los Angeles, proposed strategies for empowering LA's solar workforce, and recommended components for a state Clean Energy Job Creation Fund that would unleash the potential for more renewable energy and energy efficiency projects throughout California.

Special Topics in Public Policy: Energy and Environmental Policy



Successful solar program launches sustainable energy initiative...
Executive Committee Member Mike Swords, Executive Director, Strategic Research & Global Partnerships...

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Saira Gandhi, Yuka Matsukawa & Amanda Morrall, recipients of a Luskin Center Graduate Research Grant
Partners: LABC Institute, UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation, USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE)
Colleen Callahan, J.R. DeShazo, Henry McCann, and Norman Wong


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

There’s big business to be had at the ports if you’re in the energy industry.

Check out the new video about the UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center.


Tue, 03/10/2015 - 7:00pm
Crawford Family Forum at KPCC's Pasadena headquarters
NEXT: People | Science | Tomorrow explores the intersection of science and the human condition. These programs are informal conversations, open to the public on an RSVP basis. The host and moderator is Mat Kaplan, who - in his day job - is the producer of Planetary Radio for The Planetary Society.
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Developing strategies to spur renewable energy and energy efficiency in California.
Advancing policy, economic, and technological solutions that support sustainable water systems in California.
Progressing health and environmental safety assessment and protection in the field of engineered nanomaterials.
Supporting the transition to electric-drive and alternative-fuel vehicles through innovative research and decision support.
Enhancing the role of information and communications technologies in the 21st century.
Paving the way for complete, living streets that create vibrant, productive and sustainable communities.
Strengthening local governments' capacity to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change.
Supporting the dissemination of clean technologies and the greening of other sectors.