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Heat waves aren’t going anywhere. Here’s how we can prepare.

UCLA’s V. Kelly Turner takes a multi-pronged approach that emphasizes equitable solutions to this dangerous problem
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We’re hiring a Manager of Water Equity Research!

Apply by Tuesday, September 6
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Informing equitable stormwater investments in L.A. County

Findings from new UCLA report emphasize the need for community-selected and benefiting projects
Trainees from GRID Alternatives install solar panels on a roof in Los Angeles.

UCLA teams up with LADWP for equitable solutions to reach 100% renewable energy

Researchers are lending their expertise to help make sure everyone in Los Angeles can benefit from the efforts
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To relieve pressure of high energy bills, simplifying assistance programs is necessary

Study shows successes of energy savings programs, like targeted outreach and debt relief
A map from the HPI: Extreme Heat Edition, showing where in Southern California will experience comparatively more extreme heat days in mid-century.

Who will be most impacted by rising temperatures in California?

New online mapping tool helps the state prepare for extreme heat

Most major U.S. cities are underprepared for rising temperatures

A UCLA-led analysis highlights gaps in municipal planning for often-deadly rising temperatures

California is making big, hyperlocal investments to fight climate change — and it’s working

New UCLA progress reports show how the Transformative Climate Communities program is improving the lives of Californians
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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