Archive Tag: Mention/Expert Opinion

Michelle Popowitz (Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Executive Director for UCLA Grand Challenges) was one of eleven leaders interviewed by Luminary Labs.

On October 2, 2018, Luminary Labs, a strategy and innovation consulting firm in New York City, released a report titled State of Open Innovation.  Luminary Labs approached nearly 100 private sector, government, and nonprofit organizations to understand why organizations are investing in open innovation, how they are doing it, and what’s next.  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

A red-crowned parrot on the roof of an apartment building in Southern California
Gregory Bull/AP

In an opinion piece published by Citylab on June 6, 2018, Ursula Heise, the Marcia H. Howard professor of literary studies at UCLA and member of the UCLA Institute of Environment and Sustainability, suggests that cities take a more active role in what animals and plants Read more

Smoke rising off of the Mendocino Complex fire, the largest fire in state history.

With over 600,000 California acres scorched as of early August 2018 and 17 large fires still burning, UCLA researchers who have been conducting research on California wildfires, share their expertise in the media about this year’s unprecedented wildfire season. Selected information from these interviews is featured below. Read more

Patron filling up at the gas station. (Open source)

Ann Carlson, the Shirley Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law at the UCLA School of Law, and Cara Horowitz, co-executive director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the UCLA School of Law, wrote an opinion piece published by the Washington Post tilted “Trump begins his biggest assault yet on the environment.” The opinion piece is focused Read more