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.

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On Monday, Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for Napa, Sonoma and Shasta counties due to wildfires.

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The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 approaches 200,000. An upcoming presidential election lays bare Americans’ ugliest partisan divides and tribal impulses.

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Five years ago, an old well casing broke at the SoCalGas-owned Aliso Canyon gas storage facility near Porter Ranch, Los Angeles.

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The wind-driven Silverado Fire in Irvine burned 12,466 acres two months ago. The land is a scorched checkerboard with some areas black and barren, and others with signs of life.

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The recent fires and extreme heat waves had a devastating impact on much of the west coast of America.

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Big Santa Anita Canyon , part of the Angeles National Forest, was an idyllic getaway for thousands of Southern California locals.

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The Glass Fire has destroyed more than 100 homes and forced some 70,000 people in Napa and Sonoma Counties to evacuate. It’s just 5% contained as of this morning.

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More than 90,000 Orange County residents have fled their homes after two fires exploded on Monday, pushed by strong Santa Ana winds.

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