Gas Bill Debt Disproportionately Burdens Low-Income Neighborhoods

As California’s utility shutoff ban ends, UCLA research shows where unpaid gas utility bills proliferated amid the pandemic.
In foreground, red octagonal sign reads "STOP Extreme Heat Danger" - People walk near beach in background

State Can Do More to Protect Californians from Extreme Heat

Top environmental policy experts say a comprehensive approach is needed to deal with state’s deadliest global-warming side effect

LCI Aims to Help Shape President Biden’s Justice40 Initiative

Report by Luskin Center for Innovation provides framework for environmental justice in disadvantaged communities.
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Turner and Colleagues Receive Grant to Pinpoint Sources of Heat Injustice

Through modeling, data and storytelling, researchers will explore why historically redlined neighborhoods face extreme heat burdens today.

UCLA to Inform Adaptive Management of Stormwater Capture Program in L.A. County

Luskin Center for Innovation researchers join interdisciplinary monitoring team to enhance the region’s water supply and build community resilience

Researchers Call for Attention to ‘Heat Governance’ to Protect Those Most at Risk from Extreme Heat

V. Kelly Turner and coauthors outline necessary components of an equitable strategy to address extreme heat

Symposium Convenes Climate Adaptation Experts Amid Intensifying Heat, Fires and Floods

With 24 virtual sessions, the symposium featured the research and expertise of 98 speakers across the social sciences, including economics, geography, public health, urban planning and public policy.

Expanding Potential for Electric Vehicles in Apartments and Workplaces in Southern California

Mapping tool informs where investments can unlock latent demand for electric vehicles

Benefits of Infrastructure Funding Measures Stymied by Barriers in L.A. County

As billions of dollars become available, UCLA-Liberty Hill Foundation report recommends actions for community-informed, integrated infrastructure to improve quality of life for Angelenos