UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

February

February 16, 2010
The latest volume of the UCLA School of Public Affairs' annual state policy report, "California Policy Options 2010," brings together perspectives and analysis on some of the most difficult issues facing the state, including the downward spiral of the state budget and dysfunction in governmental processes, as well as longer-term challenges involving income distribution, greenhouse gas emissions and public transportation. The report provides a snapshot of current interrelated policy problems though in-depth case studies and includes examinations of:
February 11, 2010
Chancellor Emeritus Albert Carnesale has been selected to serve on a high-level national commission that will study and make recommendations for developing a safe, long-term solution to the serious problem of managing the nation's nuclear waste.    President Obama directed the U.S.

January

January 21, 2010
The country’s leading researchers on climate change came to Westwood recently to give the public a chance to learn a
January 20, 2010
Recently returning from the international conference in Copenhagen on climate change, two public policy students, Alexa Engleman (JD/MPP) and Dustin Maghamfar (JD/MPP) along with four of their Law School classmates were commended by the Los Angeles City Council for their work in developing recommendations for the City of Los Angeles.  These recommendations will be used in the City's advocacy initiatives for state and national legislation to reduce global warming. As reported in the Daily Bruin: