Thriving in a Hotter LA: Turning Los Angeles into a Global Model for Urban Sustainability

The UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (IoES) and Women in Philanthropy at UCLA joined together to present “Thriving in a Hotter L.A.: Turning Los Angeles into a Global Model for Urban Sustainability”.

IoES Associate Director Mark Gold moderated a panel of leading women faculty at UCLA, including Stephanie Pincetl, in the IoES, Hilary Godwin from the School of Public Health, Cara Horowitz, Andrew Sabin Family Foundation Co-Executive Director of the UCLA Law School Emmett Institute on Climate Change and Aradhna Tripati, Assistant Professor Department of Earth and Space Sciences.  This panel of UCLA experts discussed the exciting new campus-wide, interdisciplinary Grand Challenges initiative, whose goal is for the Los Angeles region to use exclusively renewable energy and local water by 2050 while protecting native biodiversity and enhancing our quality of life.