AI Earth Summit 2022

As the cycle of climate tech innovation and investment accelerates, emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning will continue to play a growing role in sustainable development. Join us for an engaging and inspiring day of conversations and collaboration centered around the planet and our technology’s place within it. This year’s Earth Summit […]

Climate, Carbon and What Really Matters

Bruin Viewpoint Room Ackerman

Dale Jamieson is a professor of environmental studies and philosophy at New York University, where he serves as director of the Center for Environmental and Animal Protection. He is affiliated with NYU’s schools of law, medicine and global public health, and has held visiting appointments at the National Center for Atmospheric Research as well as […]

Climate Equity LA Series: Community Driven Climate Emergency Preparedness

In Part II of the Climate Equity LA Series, we will explore how we center equity & justice in the co-design and implementation of climate adaptation plans, tools, and community resilience investments, and how these must reflect the voices, experiences, and expertise of those impacted by climate change. We will also present the need for […]

Environmental Justice and Ecotherapy Conference 2022

The UT Steve Hicks School of Social Work EJET student organization presents the first annual Environmental Justice and Eco-Therapy Conference. The goal of the conference is to bring awareness and education to the UT campus community around issues of sustainability through an environmental justice and mental health lens. The speakers presenting at this conference will […]

1.5°C Symposium on Climate Change

The 1.5°C Symposium on Climate Change inspires the AEC community to solve climate change issues and become more harmonious with nature by pinpointing techniques and methodologies to enhance and improve project approaches and better co-exist together. Through expert speakers, we will explore diverse regenerative cultures, best practices for transitioning to a circular economy, re-examine how […]

UCLA Earth Day Fair

Sunken Gardens

UCLA's annual Earth Day Fair is held by E3's Earth Month Campaign. This year, our theme is Food Systems, and we aim to educate the community about food related issues and environmental concerns. We would love for you to join us in dedicating April to advocate for the right to clean, safe, and healthy communities […]

Saging The World Premiere

Warner Grand Theatre 478 W 6th Street, San Pedro, CA

“Saging” has become common in movies, TV shows, social media, and cleansing rituals –people burning sage bundles in the hope of purifying space and clearing bad energy. Instead of healing, the appropriated use of saging in popular culture is having a harmful effect. Indigenous communities have tended a relationship with white sage for thousands of […]

Earth Day 2022 Bioblitz

Hansen Dam Rec Center 11770 Foothill Blvd, Lake View Terrace, CA

Biodiversity is the variety of plants, animals, and other species interacting with their environment to maintain the balance of nature. The goal of the bioblitz is to engage the public in making observations of biodiversity in Los Angeles. This bioblitz event will encourage observations of all wild plants and animals on iNaturalist, a community science platform. […]

Sustainability in Cultures Art Gallery

Kerckhoff Art Gallery

Zero Waste UCLA and the Carbon Neutrality Initiative are partnering to highlight the different ways sustainability manifests in different cultures. We are soliciting art from the UCLA community that reflect what sustainability looks like across various cultures and communities. The art will be displayed in the Kerckhoff Art Gallery from April 25th – 29th. Join […]

Sustainability Open Mic Night

Kerckhoff Grand Salon

Join us for the Opening Night on April 26th from 5 – 7pm at Kerckhoff Art Gallery for light refreshments, a chance to meet the artists, and an open mic night to share how you celebrate sustainability in your culture. Don’t forget to bring your own cup!

Climate Justice for Business: Reflections from B Corps

As Earth Month comes to a close, join B Lab, B Corps and climate justice leaders as we reflect on lessons learned on our journey toward climate and environmental justice. We will discuss what climate justice means to us on the individual, organizational and community levels; hear from leaders in the space about what is […]

City Nature Challenge 2022

Started in 2016 as a competition between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the City Nature Challenge (CNC) has grown into an international event, motivating people around the world to find and document wildlife in their cities. Run by the Community Science teams at the California Academy of Sciences and the Natural History Museum of Los […]

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.

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. […]

“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 […]