Glen MacDonald elected Fellow of American Geophysical Union

The UCLA geographer was elected to the National Academy of Sciences earlier this summer. He also chairs the Canadian Studies Program and is a faculty member of the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.

Sustainability planning across borders

UCLA Public Affairs students travel to Vancouver to compare sustainability planning.

Being a Good Story: Living with Serious Illness

Being ill requires telling stories, from medical histories to news updates for friends and family. For more than two decades, Arthur Frank has taken these stories seriously, first during his own illnesses and later observing others. The lecture explores differences between the stories we can readily fall into and stories we might craft with reflection.

Climate Cooperation Among Nations

Scholars and policy specialists from the U.S. and Canada convened at UCLA on March 31 for a symposium about the benefits and challenges involved in the linkage of California and Quebec‘s cap and trade programs.

Governor General of Canada David Johnston visit to UCLA on April 29, 2014

The Governor General of Canada, His Excellency David Johnston, met with UCLA students, faculty and administrators to discuss about how Canada and the United States can work together to build a fertile innovation ecosystem that promotes the “Diplomacy of Knowledge” and the value of working across disciplines and across borders.

The California-Quebec Adventure: Linking Cap and Trade as a Path to Global Climate Action?

A symposium on the recent linkage of the California and Quebec cap-and-trade programs and its implication for broader international climate cooperation.

Canadian Studies 2013-2014 Scholarship Winner Announced

Graduate student Christine Scoffoni was selected as the recipient of a Canadian Studies at UCLA award.

Highlights from the IoES Urban Sustainability in North American Cities Symposium

Decision-makers, researchers, and UCLA faculty and students participated in the conference held Feb. 26 at UCLA.

Global Ecologies: Nature / Narrative / Neoliberalism - A two-day conference

Canadian Studies at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability co-sponsored and contributed funding to this conference, co-organized by UCLA and Canadian University faculty.

Canadian Studies at UCLA grants two new scholarships

Graduate students Ciara Martin and Scott Stephenson have been selected as the award winners.

Change of mindset, collective action, needed to tackle global warming

Canadian magazine EnviroLine reported on the program's inaugural lecture featuring Andrew Weaver.

Graduate Student Research and Conference Award

Canadian Studies at UCLA has a new funding opportunity for currently enrolled graduate students.

UCLA scientist predicts Canada will become a global power as a result of climate change

Department of Geography Professor Laurence's Smith book "The World in 2050: Four Forces Shaping Civilization’s Northern Future" examines how global warming will effect Canada and other parts of the world.

Turning over a new maple leaf

Canadian Studies at UCLA moves to the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Sustainable living in Canada focus of recent visits

Canadian Studies builds momentum with talks by former Toronto mayor and Canadian consul general

Canadian Studies at UCLA is being led by the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability in partnership with the International Institute.
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