Welcome to our new climate action researcher, Samantha Astudillo

Learn more about our newest team member and her research
Students walking by the entrance to the Luskin School of Public Affairs
Aerial view above Reynier Village neighborhood in West Los Angeles, CaliforniaThomas De Wever / iStock

UCLA researchers study impacts of streets on urban heat

New research finds shade, such as from trees, to be the most effective strategy to cool hot city streets

Celebrating our impact in 2022

Meet our new faculty director and explore our actionable research for a sustainable future in our new Impact Report
Edward Rendon Park, Austin. Photo by Cesar Garza / Flickr

Federal park funding reaches underserved communities — but more can be done

Research from UCLA and The Wilderness Society finds that with a few key improvements, federal park funds can bring outdoor recreation to more communities

Welcome to our new water equity researcher, Grace Harrison

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Collaborators celebrate the unveiling of a new bus shelter in Oasis, California

New shade shelter prototype aims to keep transit riders cool

Community-driven research strives to prevent heat-related illnesses

Megan Mullin appointed an endowed chair and faculty director at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

Environmental politics scholar joins Luskin Center for Innovation leadership team as urgent climate change challenges face California and the country
Students walking in front of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

We’re jointly hiring a Water Equity and Adaptation Policy Researcher!

Apply for this Cooperative Extension position by Monday, November 14

Welcome to our new visiting scholars, Sara Hughes and C.J. Gabbe

Learn more about the scholars and their research