Archive Tag: Event

As society’s dependence on plastics continues, global production is expected to triple to 1,124 million tons by 2050, according to the World Economic Forum. Robin Frohardt, a New York artist, is highlighting the cost of plastic consumption in a new art installation titled, The Plastic Bag Store. Presented by the UCLA Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA), the installation resembles a normal grocery store, except everything is made of thrown-away plastic collected from the streets or landfills.

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The Sustainable LA Grand Challenge (SLA GC) is pleased to announce that UCLA is now an institutional member of the Los Angeles Regional Collaborative for Climate Action and Sustainability (LARC), and moving forward, all UCLA affiliated faculty, staff and students may use this SLA GC-sponsored membership to receive LARC membership benefits.

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California had its worst wildfire season on record in 2020 — enduring seven of the 20 largest wildfires in state history and suffering more than $16 billion in property damage. This dire reality is spurring an unprecedented response in academia, government and the private sector, as outlined in a special webinar hosted by UC Center Sacramento entitled “Do we have the science, tools and policies needed to predict wildfire and its impacts in California?”

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