Archive Tag: Climate Change

Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Research Spotlight: R. Jisung Park

Students head back to school this month in Los Angeles, albeit remotely. We sat down with R. Jisung Park, assistant professor of public policy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, to learn more about his research on heat and student performance, as well as the disproportionate impacts on Black and Hispanic students. The takeaway: Whether learning takes place in school or at home, temperature matters. 

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California’s agreement with automakers shows state’s influence: UCLA Law’s Julia Stein

Julia Stein (project director for the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the UCLA School of Law) was quoted in CalMatters about the finalization of a deal between five automakers and California’s clean air enforcers to curb car emissions. The car companies agreed to meet California’s requirements for car and pickup truck emissions nationwide, rather than follow the looser federal standards. 

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