Sustainable LA Grand Challenge featured in cover story of UCLA magazine

March 16, 2020

The UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge (SLA GC) is highlighted in the cover story of the Spring 2020 UCLA magazine, along with several faculty members whose research is advancing our understanding and response to the climate crisis. 

Photo source: UCLA magazine

Cassie Rauser, executive director of the SLA GC, is quoted about the 2019 UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Report Card on Los Angeles County Water. Rauser said she believes that the county’s overall grade of a C+ for water sustainability will improve with a $300-million-a-year bond allocated for stormwater capture and additional improvements.

Read the full article in UCLA Magazine.

UCLA faculty quoted in the story:

Alan Barreca, associate professor, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

John Clemens, vice chairman, Fielding School of Public Health

Magali Delmas, professor, Anderson School of Management

Jared Diamond, professor, Department of Geography and Fielding School of Public Health

David Eisenman, professor, David Geffen School of Medicine and Fielding School of Public Health

Ursula K. Heise, Marcia H. Howard Chair in Literary Studies in the Department of English

Jon Keely, adjunct professor, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Liz Koslov, assistant professor, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Dennis Lettenmaier, distinguished professor, Department of Geography

Michael Ross, professor, Department of Political Science

Amy Rowat, associate professor, Division of Life Sciences