Gaurav Sant

Assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at UCLA.

Assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at UCLA. Professor Sant leads a team called Carbon Upcycling and is one of the finalists in this years X Prize for converting carbon dioxide into a usable industrial material.

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California leads the nation in reducing greenhouse emissions, but Governor Jerry Brown concedes that’s just the beginning.

Climate Change and Big Money for New Technology

California leads the nation in reducing greenhouse emissions, but Governor Jerry Brown concedes that’s just the beginning.

from To the Point

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Starting January 1, 2020, Californians will be able to find out how much big tech knows about them.

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Thinking machines are finally able to think for themselves.  In the US, it’s for money. In China, it’s to enforce state control.

from To the Point

Your smartphone is addictive. Do you need to “Marie Kondo” your apps, put down the phone altogether, or use it as a “drug” dispensary?

from Design and Architecture

The parts for ghost guns are sold without background checks, which means felons and kids can buy them.

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The Carrizo Plain National Monument boasts extensive spring wildfire blooms, and it’s home to one of the highest concentrations of endangered species in California.

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XOTX Tropico Nursery, founded in 1988, is a haven for endangered plant life. But now it’s endangered itself. The owner is required to vacate the nursery by December 30.

from Greater LA

A judge ruled that Orange County cannot arrest people for sleeping in public spaces if there are no alternatives.

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At the new exhibit “ Current in the Shadows ,” long gold and yellow strands of seaweed hang from the walls and ceiling of Ventura College’s New Media Gallery.

from KCRW Features

We visit three new coffee shops in LA’s historically black neighborhoods to see how designs of the spaces signal who’s welcomed and who’s not.

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