New Grants Totaling $4.1 Million Will Build Climate Resilience

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

Supporting Transformative Climate Communities through Evaluation

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

Climate Funds Create Jobs

Luskin Center for Innovation releases study that quantifies statewide employment benefits from billions of dollars in California Climate Investment...

California Entering Decade of Disruption, as Power System Shifts Dramatically

New report from UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation and Next 10 details how Community Choice...

Fighting Drought with Stormwater

Water-scarce urban areas in California miss out on billions of gallons of fresh water each year  as rain washes into storm drains and out to sea...

Increasing Trust in Tap Water

In 2012, California became the only state in the nation to legally recognize a Human Right to Water, per Assembly Bill 685. Unfortunately, mistrust of tap...

New Research Quantifies the Benefits of Water Recycling

As water supplies in California become less reliable due to a shifting climate, pursuing alternatives to...

Hot Weather Affects Brian Function

Finds Luskin Researcher Featured in Washington Post and NPR Stories: A study by R. Jisung Park, assistant professor of public policy and Luskin Center...

Justice — and Smog Checks — for All

New study finds that the Tune In & Tune Up smog repair program in the San Joaquin Valley efficiently tackles pollution and poverty...

A Smart Way to Make a SMART Park

New toolkit produced by the Luskin Center for Innovation provides a guide for making parks more user-friendly and sustainable...

Respect for Nature Is Key to World’s Water Problems, Author Says

In the face of extreme weather, polluted aquifers, overconsumption and other urgent threats to...

Utility Alternatives Offer New Options for Energy Customers

New report by the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation assesses the options available to Santa Monica...

New Study Addresses Barriers to Electric Vehicle Charging in Multi-unit Dwellings

Reaching California’s goal of 1.5 million zero emission vehicles by 2025 will require overcoming current...

A New Tool to Help Plan for Expected Growth in Electric Vehicles

Luskin Center’s Plug-in Electric Vehicle Readiness Atlas informs investments, policies and plans to...

Unlocking Millions of Dollars in State Incentives for Solar Power

New research by GRID Alternatives and UCLA Luskin Center quantifies the opportunities and potential...

Relocating Bus Stops would Cut Riders’ Pollution Exposure

Moving bus stops away from intersections would substantially reduce the amount of pollution bus...

Lessons Learned from a Concrete River

Like many Angelenos, you may only be familiar with the Los Angeles River thanks to movies like Grease, in which Danny beats his nemesis in a car chase...

Assessing Trailhead Use in the Santa Monica Mountains

The LA region is home to the nation’s largest urban national park, the Santa Monica Mountains...

Assessing Carbon, Air Quality, Public Health, & Financial Impacts of California’s Climate Measures

The passage of Senate Bill 32 (SB 32) in 2016 kicked off the next generation of climate action in California...

New Study Puts a Critical Lens on Sex Trafficking

Sarah Godoy realized that she wanted to devote her life to fighting human trafficking when, during a trip to India...

Access to Technology Can Counter Sexual Exploitation

Written by: Sarah Godoy The accessibility of technology is…

A Road Map for Advancing Women in Tech

By George Foulsham The importance of quality mentorships is…

Release of Guide to Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Program Designs, Expenditures, and Benefits

Rapidly growing revenues from California’s Cap-and-Trade program,…

National Governors Association and the Luskin Center Release State of the States Plug-in Electric Vehicle Policies Report

When PEVs entered the U.S. market in 2010, both the federal government…

Drought: Economic Impact

J.R. DeShazo, director of the Luskin Center, is interviewed on…

LCI Study Informs LA Energy Efficiency Commitment Announced by Mayor Garcetti

Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti announced today a new, industry-leading energy efficiency commitment for...

Conference Brings Together Interdisciplinary Views on Nanotechnology to Promote Sustainable Applications

The Second Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization Conference took…