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San Joaquin Valley Tap Water Trust

Human Right to Water Solutions Lab researchers and collaborators spoke with residents in the San Joaquin Valley about their trust in tap water.
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California Needs a People-Focused and Equity-Driven Approach to Address Extreme Heat

New research aims to further inform the state’s heat planning, legislative and budget decisions

UCLA Study Offers Strategy for Freeway Congestion Pricing That Reduces Burden on Low-income Residents

UCLA transportation experts outline ways that California could implement congestion pricing while minimizing the financial burden on low-income residents.
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Uncovering the Perils of Plastics

New analysis provides a comprehensive account of the health, economic and environmental harms associated with plastics.

Insights From an Environmental Pioneer

Mary Nichols, longtime champion of emission regulation in California, offers a roadmap toward a cleaner transportation future at a UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Lecture.

Supporting Community-Driven Consolidation Solutions Research with Partners

Human Right to Water Solutions Lab members are contributing to research that supports community-driven consolidations in California.
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Meet Rae Spriggs, Our Climate Action Research Manager

Join us in welcoming Rae to the Luskin Center for Innovation team!

Who Is Making Decisions About Your Tap Water?

To address the pervasive lack of transparency in water governance, we launched the Los Angeles County Water Governance Mapping Tool.

New Solutions-Focused Lab Aims to Further Advance Access to Affordable, Safe Water

UCLA’s Human Right to Water Solutions Lab expands research across the country to support policy, advocacy and civic leadership.
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Colleen Callahan Named Co-Executive Director of Luskin Center for Innovation

With more than a decade at UCLA, Callahan steps into a new position to further shape environmental solutions.