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Entries by UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability from 11/2013

Plastic Bag Bans Are Not Enough

| Posted 11.07.2013 | Green

By Ashley Verhines Plastic bag bans are not enough to save the oceans from a growing tide of plastic pollution. Local efforts are crucial, but a co...

UCLA Goes Green for Environmental Grand Challenge

| Posted 11.13.2013 | Green

By Alison Hewitt A strange green glow illuminates UCLA's iconic Royce Hall and Powell Library this week. The green sheen - provided by environm...

How to Clean Up Ocean Plastics Pollution: Actress Amy Smart and UCLA Experts on HuffPost Live

| Posted 11.14.2013 | Green

Actress Amy Smart joins UCLA experts Mark Gold and Megan Herzog to talk about what we can do to stop the ocean plastics scourge that is ruining ou...

UCLA's Grand Challenge: Transforming LA into a Global Model for Urban Sustainability

| Posted 11.15.2013 | Green

By Alison Hewitt UCLA will unveil plans on Nov. 15 designed to turn Los Angeles into a global model for urban sustainability. The project is the fi...

How to Thrive in a Hotter Los Angeles

| Posted 11.15.2013 | Green

By 2050, it is estimated that 70 percent of the world's population will live in cities and face the same urban environmental concerns currently present in the L.A. region. UCLA aims to transform L.A. into a global model with natural ecosystems.