Festival of Trees

Botanical Garden 707 Tiverton Dr

Visit the Botanical Garden any time from 12pm-2pm to participate in an interactive stamp rally where you will visit some of the most iconic trees in the Garden and learn more about the importance of plants to our health and sustainability. Collect all eight stamps and you will have the chance to take home a […]

LA City Council District 5: Climate & Sustainability Forum

Luskin School of Public Affairs, Room 2353

Join our LA City Council District 5 Candidates in a public forum to discuss policies on climate and sustainability where you can ask questions related to UCLA. Students, staff, and climate leaders are all welcome to attend. REGISTER HERE Candidate Forum: 1:00pm-2:30pm in Luskin School of Public Affairs Room 2353 Meet & Greet: 2:30pm-3:00pm at […]

InterActions LA: Inclusive Approaches to Electric Carsharing

Electric carsharing holds enormous potential for our cities — they can provide safe, clean, and convenient ways to travel and, for those unable to afford personal vehicles, they increase access to opportunities. Over the past five years, a new wave of carsharing services supported by public funding using electric vehicles has emerged. Nonprofit models have […]

Coastalong Festival

Sunset Canyon Recreation Center

UCLA's bike-powered festival. https://www.coastalongmusicfestival.com/

The Quest for Environmental and Climate Justice

Bruin Viewpoint Room Ackerman

Often described as the father of environmental justice, TCU professor Robert Bullard is a renowned advocate for those who suffer the earliest and most damaging setbacks from climate change simply because of where they live. His presentation will focus on empowering vulnerable populations in the United States and ensuring that climate change mitigation is fair and equitable. […]

UCLA Bike Week 2022

May is National Bike Month, a time here at UCLA we use to highlight the many benefits of bicycling — to acknowledge our riding community and encourage more Bruins to give biking a try. While the pandemic may have halted past celebrations on campus, UCLA Bike Week is back in motion! Join us at pit stops for […]

“Saging the World” Movie Showing

Sponsored by UCLA's Special Advisor to the Chancellor on Native American and Indigenous Affairs Mishuana Goeman and California Native Plant Society and Indigenous advocates. REGISTER HERE PANELISTS: Heidi Lucero (Acjachemen and Mustun Ohlone) Samantha Morales Johnson (Gabrielino Tongva) Kimberly Morales Johnson (Gabrielino Tongva) Nick Rocha (Gabrielino Shoshone) Craig Torres (Tongva) Sage smudging has become a […]

A Talk on Heat, Health, & Design

Heat is a rapidly escalating dimension of the climate change crisis, and requires creative, comprehensive and collaborative strategies to mitigate its negative impacts on human health. Hosted by the BEWell pod at the Semel Healthy Campus Initiative, this lecture series will highlight some of the ways in which UCLA scholars are advancing the discourse on […]

My Green Building Conference & Expo (MyGBCE)

Since its inception in 2001, MyGBCE  has become the longest-running and largest gathering of leading sustainability and green building advocates within both the public and private sectors in Southern California. Attended by over 1500 people in 2021, this conference and trade show provides cutting-edge thought leadership, education, and networking opportunities to inform local government agencies, building industry […]

Cajetan Iheka on African Ecomedia

Join us for a virtual talk by Professor Cajetan lheka on his new book African Ecomedia: Network Forms, Planetary Politics (Duke UP 2021), followed by a Q&A session.In African Ecomedia, Cajetan Iheka examines the ecological footprint of media in Africa alongside the representation of environmental issues in visual culture. Iheka shows how, through visual media such as film, […]

Saving the Silversword: Native Species & Colonialism in Hawai’i

La Kretz Garden Pavilion 777 Tiverton Avenue (Mildred Mathais Botanical Garden), Los Angeles, CA

The Haleakalā silversword (or ‘ahinahina in Hawaiian) is one of the most striking and rare plants in Hawai‘i. Learn how efforts to save this plant have sparked a movement to preserve the islands' unique flora while opening conversation about race, gender, and colonialism in the islands. Refreshments will be provided. This event is free, but […]

Surplus Stop Move Out

Did you know that the average college student creates 640 pounds of trash annually, the majority of which accumulates at move-out? From clothes, to books, to food, to furniture, many students opt to throw away items to avoid bringing everything back home. Many of these materials, which one Bruin may no longer need, are useful […]

“Eating Our Way to Extinction” Virtual Screening

Eating Our Way To Extinction takes audiences on a cinematic journey around the world, from the depths of the Amazon rainforests to the Taiwanese Mountains, the Mongolian desert, the US Dust Bowl, the Norwegian Fjords and the Scottish coastlines, telling the story of our planet through shocking testimonials, poignant accounts from indigenous people most affected by […]

Protecting the Amazon Rainforest: Averting the Ecological Tipping Point

Hammer Museum

Indigenous leaders and artists lead a conversation on the global significance of the Amazon biome by highlighting how California’s oil imports affect the future of the Amazon rainforest and calling for 80% of the Amazon to be permanently protected by 2025. They will also present the Amazon Sacred Headwaters Initiative, which seeks to protect the […]

From Pandemic to Endemic: Lessons Learned & Future Directions

Please join us for our final pod meeting of the academic year in a discussion facilitated by Dr. Nicole Green (Executive Director  of UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services) on the topic: From Pandemic to Endemic: Lessons Learned & Future Directions. We will have a facilitated conversation around future directions for psychological well-being and mental health, what lessons we should […]

Emissions Trading in California: Lessons for China

As countries and subnational jurisdictions begin to orient their climate change policies toward mid-century carbon neutrality goals, market measures have taken a prominent role in many emissions-reductions plans. However, much of the scholarly work on the efficacy of carbon-pricing mechanisms, and particularly emissions-trading systems, has taken place in the realm of theoretical, ex ante analysis. […]

2022 Sustainability Virtual Summit

The International Urban Sustainability Student Corps (IUSSC) is an interdisciplinary club at UCLA that participates in student-led sustainability passion projects. IUSSC hosts an annual sustainability summit with an international university/organization to discuss the importance of global sustainability efforts. This year, IUSSC is partnering with Engineering X, a project-based organization from the Royal Academy of Engineering […]

Anderson Forecast: Climate Change Business Implications

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PT In-Person | Online Webinar LIMITED WEBINAR REGISTRATION (YOUTUBE ONLY): FREE Important: Attendance is limited. Online registration closes 12:00pm, 9/20/2022. More Information Will there be a recession? Is there one already? And how is California faring in relation to the U.S.? The Fall Quarter UCLA Anderson Forecast […]