Enhancing the Resiliency of L.A.'s Water Supply through Recycling

Luskin Center for Innovation is analyzing a plan to recycle all of L.A.’s wastewater by 2035, a project that could be...

Understanding the Needs of Diverse Park Users

UCLA in collaboration with the National Park Service releases visitor survey results on the world’s largest urban national park, Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area

UCLA Identifying Strategies for Carbon Neutrality in Transportation

A team of researchers from UCLA and other UC campuses will embark on a landmark study to achieve carbon neutrality

Call for Abstracts: Climate Adaptation Research Symposium 2020

This symposium features research that seeks to measure the scale and scope of climate impacts, as well as how best to...

Pregnant Women Have a Higher Risk of Delivering Early on Unseasonably Hot Days

Alan Barreca, University of California, Los Angeles About…
Kevin de León, Gael Tarleton, Chuck Mcilhinney, Patricia Roybal Caballero, and Sammy Roth

National Summit Highlights Local Transitions to 100% Clean Energy with Leaders From 30 States

 First study to estimate employment needs, impacts of building electrification in California tracks shifts across...

Move to All-electric Buildings will Trigger Significant Demand for Skilled Workers

 First study to estimate employment needs, impacts of building electrification in California tracks shifts across...

Despite Federal Inaction, 100% Clean Energy is Becoming Reality Across the US

Gathering of policymakers, utility experts, advocates, & scholars from 30 states reflects growing momentum

Street Art Meets Climate Science in the Big, Blue Face of Zeus

Massive mural in South L.A. is painted with a surface-cooling coating to start a conversation about our warming world

UCLA Assesses Local Rooftop Solar Program and Offers Recommendations to Advance LA’s Renewable Energy Goals

Benefits from the nation’s largest feed-in tariff program

Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Could be Ground Zero for Zero-Emission Trucks

Electric trucks will be financially viable in the 2020s, finds UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation report that reveals...

Electric Grid Likely to Accommodate Electric Vehicles in the Near Term but Longer Term Questions Remain

Analysis by UCLA contributes to the Transportation Electrification Blueprint for the County of Los Angeles

LCI to Assess California's Vulnerable Drinking Water Systems for Risks and Solutions

An analysis of this scope has never been done before in the state. California is the only state to legally recognize...

50 Cities are Quietly Leading the Nation’s 100% Clean Energy Wave

In the first half of 2019, five states and Puerto Rico adopted laws committing to phase out fossil fuel power and...

Park in USA Today: Heat Widens the Education Achievement Gap

Millions of American kids are preparing to go back to school during a time of record-breaking heat. For many...

UCLA Luskin Faculty Launches Organization to Fill Research Gap at EPA

New committee of top environmental economists aims to strengthen agency’s ability to assess social costs and...

SMART Parks Toolkit Receives National Award

American Planning Association recognizes UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation for achievement in planning and urban design. A technology guide, compiled by UCLA...

Saving Energy Creates Jobs and Other Benefits for Angelenos

UCLA study assesses economic benefits of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s energy...

Model Metropolis

How one university’s environmental initiative is transforming Los Angeles—and setting the standard for sustainability efforts around the world...

Why Arnold Schwarzenegger and Kevin de León are Teaming Up on Climate

Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, a Republican, is joining forces with an influential Democrat to...

New Utility Model is Impacting How Millions of Americans Get Electricity

UCLA and National Renewable Energy Laboratory release first nationwide study on community...

Kevin de León Joins UCLA Luskin

Former state legislative leader who bolstered California’s role in fighting climate change and building a clean-energy economy will teach public policy...

UCLA Partners with OhmConnect on Electricity Demand Response Study

When and how much electricity is consumed matters for the environment. The electricity you consume...

Gore, DeShazo Share Insights on California’s Climate Leadership

More than 2,200 people eager to learn how to make a difference in the future of the planet came together...

New Grants Totaling $4.1 Million Will Build Climate Resilience

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As part of efforts to further knowledge and action on climate change, the Luskin Center for Innovation...

Supporting Transformative Climate Communities through Evaluation

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The Luskin Center for Innovation is the evaluator for California's new and ambitious Transformative...