Happenings

Jon Christensen, adjunct assistant professor and journalist-in-residence in the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, penned an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times about efforts to revitalize the Ballona wetlands. The state’s restoration plan has fueled a debate within L.A.’s environmental community between eco-engineers and “leave-nature-alone types.”

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A UCLA team led by Guarav Sant, professor of civil and environmental engineering, received top of the fold font page coverage in LA Times regarding their quest to win. The NRG COSIA Carbon XPrize is an international competition based on the concept of taking carbon dioxide emissions from industrial facilities and turning them into something practical and profitable. The winning team will receive a $7.5 million prize.

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