Entries by mpurcell

Op-Ed: Oroville Dam emergency shows urgent need for climate adaptation according to Mark Gold & Alex Hall

California has seen an unusual winter with increased storm activity in both its Northern and Southern regions. This has raised an alarm for the state’s dated-infrastructure as is the case with the unfolding situation of Oroville Dam. In an Op-Ed for the Sacramento Bee, Alex Hall, UCLA atmospheric and oceanic professor, and Mark Gold, associate […]

Opinion: California may have to fund climate modeling and renewable energy research, writes UCLA Law professor

In an Op-Ed for the Sacramento Bee, Ann Carlson—UCLA environmental law professor and faculty co-director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change—defends California Governor Jerry Brown’s comments about climate change mitigation efforts in California and calls for increased research funding to support the development of California’s clean energy industry and higher