When it comes to the environment, ignorance is bliss and education is a burden.
To anyone with a basic understanding of environmental issues, the planet’s future may seem bleak, but degree programs designed to cultivate expertise in environmental problems give students a more thorough working knowledge of all the ways humanity has damaged the natural world – and just how grave the effects of that damage might be.
The coronavirus pandemic has drastically upended life in the most unforeseeable ways. At UCLA, our community is remarkably united by similar feelings of loss, confusion and concern, but also by light, hope and the perspective that the pandemic has brought to the forefront.
There’s a leak in UCLA’s titanic water conservation initiatives – and most students and faculty haven’t even realized they’re on board.
The University of California announced a goal to cut water use by 20% by 2020 back in 2014.
Google has begun its largest expansion into the health care industry yet with the acquisition of roughly 10 million patient data files and another 40 million more set to be obtained by March, prompting concern from researchers and UCLA students.
States and cities have made significant progress toward using 100% clean energy in recent years, faculty and experts said at a campus event Wednesday.
The first-ever Summit on State and Local Progress Toward 100% Clean Energy, hosted by the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation, featured a panel of state and local officials from across the country, as well as national environmental policy leaders.
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