The UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability moves science to action on the front lines of environmental progress. Using Los Angeles and California as a testbed, IoES promises solutions for the broader world—and our commitment to communications makes sure our ideas are heard. We offer three degree programs and host eight research centers. We envision a future that is beautiful and prosperous in 2050. Join us in creating it.
UCLA's IoES gives students and changemakers the platform to develop viable climate solutions through advancing scientific research and the development of powerful public/private partnerships. With many of the most promising solutions still out of reach, we need more scientists tackling these problems. There is a heavy burden on the shoulders of programs like UCLA's IoES. Our collective support gives more resources to unearth next generation solutions. - Pete
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As we watched the climate crisis continue to unfold over the last couple decades we’ve felt more and more like the people running the world were going through life with their eyes closed—pretending nothing was happening. We knew the solutions existed but we couldn’t understand why they weren’t being adopted. That’s why we decided to start Atmos, a new model for climate-positive banking. Atmos is our way of using the most powerful tool in capitalism to solve the biggest challenge in human history: climate change. Join us, help turbocharge the transition to the clean economy, and a healthy, resilient planet.
—Ravi and Pete, Co-Founders
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