Environment & Sustainability

Will China Save the Planet?

Discussion with Barbara Finamore, Natural Resources Defense Council
China, the world's largest carbon emitter, is phasing out domestic coal consumption and investing in renewable energy systems. China's leaders understand that transforming its economy from one dependent on highly polluting heavy industry to one focused on clean energy, services, and innovation is essential, but the transition also faces fundamental economic and political challenges.

Parks and Technology

Join the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation in welcoming Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris to discuss her research and new report, SMART Parks: A Toolkit.

The evening event will include a reception, presentation, panel discussion, author Q&A, and book signing.

Featured speaker: Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

Panelists: Tamika Butler, Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust, Norma E. Garcia, Los Angeles County (moderator); and Colin Martin, Cisco.

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Marine Conservation Science in the Heart of the Coral Triangle

Western Papua has the highest marine biodiversity on the planet, and supports communities highly dependent on marine resources. The region is Indonesia’s highest priority for marine biodiversity conservation, and boasts tremendous opportunities for effective coral reef and tropical fisheries co-management. I will provide highlights and lessons learned about a large-scale collaboration between local governments, international NGOs, nearby communities, and involved donor foundations, to monitor and safeguard marine resources in Raja Ampat, West Papua.

The Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series

Exploring The Eco-Fiction Genre in Writing
A Panel Conversation About the Environment and Writing

THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018 | 5:30PM
The Reading Room, 3340 Moore Hall
UCLA Campus

Please RSVP, as space is limited
https://ucla-ecofiction.eventbrite.com

Wine and Cheese Reception to Follow

A booksigning event to celebrate the publication of Downdrift, a work of eco-fiction by Johanna Drucker. Books will be available for purchase at the event.

California Goes Green

Join the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation in welcoming Michael Peevey and Diane Wittenberg to discuss their book California Goes Green.

The evening event will include a reception, presentation, panel discussion, author Q&A, and book signing.

Featured speakers: Michael Peevey and Diane Wittenberg

Panelists: TBA

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