Luskin Center News

Luskin Center News

June

June 05, 2013
Here are photos, presentations and videos from our May 31st event What Climate Change Means for LA: Likely Impacts and Proactive Policies ImagesView photos from the event herePresentations

May

May 29, 2013
We are pleased to share with you the Luskin Center’s annual newsletter, IMPACT. Now in its fifth year, the Luskin Center is undergoing exciting growth. We have formed new research partnerships, informed policies, and received several awards for our research products. We could not have done any of it without you and our other collaborators.
May 16, 2013
Los Angeles is now home to the nation's largest rooftop solar energy program. We're happy to share with you a new video from the Los Angeles Business Council (LABC) about the pioneering CLEAN LA Solar program, and featuring J.R. DeShazo of the Luskin Center.

April

April 18, 2013
Creating a revolving loan fund to finance clean-energy and energy-efficiency projects could dramatically increase the economic impact of Proposition 39 compared to using grants and rebates, according to a new report by the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation. The report was commissioned by the Los Angeles Business Council Institute.
April 03, 2013
The UCLA Complete Streets Initiative, led by the Lewis Center with support from the Luskin Center, recently hosted its annual Complete Streets Conference. Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation, gave a keynote lecture that culminated the day with inspiring stories from NYC.  This year's conference focused on Pathways to Implementation, in response to the growing number of cities that are beginning to implement Complete Streets projects and move toward institutionalization.

March

March 01, 2013
If city leaders clearly articulate a vision and pursue it in ways that rely on constant public engagement, transformational change is possible.

February

February 21, 2013
The Workshop "Alternative Testing Strategies for Carbon Nanotubes and Other Modes of Nanomaterial Toxicity: Developing a 21st Century Scientific and Policy Framework for Industrial Chemicals" was held on Jan 16-17, 2013