Happenings

A UCLA associate professor, vice chancellor, and a former Los Angeles sustainability officer discussed how Angelenos can work toward a sustainable future.
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On October 3, 2018, the UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge (SLA GC) and the Hammer Museum co-presented the panel conversation titled, “Three Megacities: A Comparative Approach.” The panelists’ discussion focused on the struggles and triumphs between sustainable megacities including Mexico City, Tokyo, and Shanghai. Topics covered included water and transportation Read more

Dana Cuff will speak at the Sustainability Summit hosted by The Atlantic magazine.
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Dana Cuff, director of cityLAB-UCLA and professor of architecture and urban design at the School of Arts and Architecture at UCLA, will speak about how architecture can contribute to climate solutions at a Sustainability Summit hosted by The Atlantic magazine.  Currently, Cuff leads the Urban Humanities Initiative – a cross-disciplinary research Read more

Michael Jerrett, an environmental health science professor and chair from the Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in the Los Angeles Times article titled, “87 days of smog: Southern California just saw its longest streak of bad air in decades.” After a summer of the worst air quality in two decades, Jerrett notes that, “There’s no question that people with Read more

Sustainable LA Grand Challenge and UCLA partners hosted an affiliate event at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, CA on September 12, 2018.

From September 12 – 14, 2018 hundreds of climate leaders from around the world convened in San Francisco, CA, at the Global Climate Action Summit to collaborate on climate solutions. On September 12, 2018, the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge (SLA GC) participated in the Read more