The UCLA Luskin Center and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) released new maps as part of the Los Angeles Solar and Efficiency Report (LASER) tool designed to help local leaders identify opportunities to invest in clean energy jobs and strengthen climate resiliency in vulnerable communities.
The UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation
will bring together leaders in government, nonprofits, academia and industry
March 21 for a workshop designed to help disadvantaged communities take a
leading role in fighting climate change.
LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles’ groundbreaking new rooftop solar energy program is delivering on its promise to bring cost-effective, clean power to tens of thousands of LADWP customers, and is ready for a significant expansion that would bring even greater benefits to Angelenos, according to a new report issued today by J.R. DeShazo, Director of UCLA’s Luskin Center for Innovation.
Written by John Villansenor, featured on ForbesOn February 6, Yelp filed an appeal to the Virginia Supreme Court challenging an order to provide information about the authors of allegedly defamatory reviews. The case, Yelp, Inc. v. Hadeed Carpet Cleaning, Inc., is one of many in recent years that are forcing the courts to balance the First Amendment rights of anonymous online reviewers against the right of businesses to pursue defamation claims.
Thursday, January 23rd, the Luskin Center for Innovation hosted a
lecture by Dr. Renée Kidson. Besides
being an expert in water management, an economist, and a Major in the
Australian Army, Dr. Kidson is also the Director of the Australian National
Greenhouse Gas Inventory – she is the chief administrator for the process of
tallying up, as best as possible, the total sum of greenhouse gases emitted
throughout all of Australia.
Reclaiming the Right-of-Way, a comprehensive toolkit on planning methods to encourage walkability and complete streets design in neighborhoods, has been named a recipients of a National Planning Achievement Award for Best Practice, presented by the American Planning Association.