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UCLA’s Sean Hecht quoted in Los Angeles Times on legal developments in cases against fossil fuel companies

Sean Hecht, co-executive director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at UCLA School of Law, is quoted in a Los Angeles Times story about a federal hearing that could determine whether California communities that have sued fossil fuel companies for their role in the climate crisis could have their cases heard […]

UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation releases report on the environmental impact of plastic waste Los Angeles County

The UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation issued a report commissioned by the Los Angeles County Chief Sustainability Office designed to inform the drafting of an ordinance to reduce plastic consumption and waste. The report confirms that single-use plastic food service waste has an outsized negative impact, generating serious environmental and economic damage to the greater […]