Topic “Sustainable Water”

Sustainable Water

Advancing policy, economic, and technological solutions that support sustainable water systems and water use behavior in California.

The work focuses on several, inter-related areas:

For more information, please contact initiative lead Gregory Pierce, project manager Nicholas Chow, or center director J.R. DeShazo.

Blogs

Mary Braswell
In the face of extreme weather, polluted aquifers, overconsumption and other urgent...
David Talbot’s article “Desalination out of Desperation” (MIT Technology Review Vol. 118...

Yoram Cohen, Luskin Center scholar and professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at UCLA’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, gave participants a sneak peek into the future of distributed smart water system technology, their use, and implications.

Initiatives

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.