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Economic slump, not natural gas boom, responsible for drop in CO2 emissions

The 11 percent decrease in climate change-causing carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. between 2007 and 2013 was caused by…
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Greenland’s fjords are far deeper than previously thought, and glaciers will melt faster, researchers find

Greenland’s fjords are far deeper than previously thought, and glaciers will melt faster, researchers find

West Greenland's fjords are vastly deeper than rudimentary models have shown, allowing intruding ocean water to badly undercut glacier faces,…
2 weeks ago
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A third of the world’s biggest groundwater basins are in distress

A third of the world’s biggest groundwater basins are in distress

Two new studies led by UC Irvine using data from NASA Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment satellites show that…
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National conference opens flow of ideas on drought

National conference opens flow of ideas on drought

Top researchers, public officials and policymakers converge at UCI to discuss extreme water shortages and how to handle them
3 months ago
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Scientists drill first deep ice core at the South Pole

Scientists drill first deep ice core at the South Pole

UCI and fellow researchers map climate history at the bottom of the Earth
6 months ago
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West Antarctic melt rate has tripled: UC Irvine-NASA

West Antarctic melt rate has tripled: UC Irvine-NASA

A comprehensive, 21-year analysis of the fastest-melting region of Antarctica has found that the melt rate of glaciers there has…
7 months ago
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UC Irvine increasing on-site solar power production fourfold

UC Irvine increasing on-site solar power production fourfold

UC Irvine is quadrupling the amount of green power it generates on-site with the addition of solar photovoltaic canopies on…
8 months ago
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Existing power plants will spew 300 billion more tons of carbon dioxide during use

Existing power plants will spew 300 billion more tons of carbon dioxide during use

Existing power plants around the world will pump out more than 300 billion tons of carbon dioxide over their expected…
11 months ago
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UCI technology detects, monitors toxic algae bloom prompting 3-day ban on drinking tap water in Ohio

Technology developed at UCI was used to detect and monitor a toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie that prompted a…
11 months ago
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UC Irvine is No. 1 ‘Coolest School’ in nation

UC Irvine is No. 1 ‘Coolest School’ in nation

UC Irvine has placed first in Sierra magazine’s eighth annual ranking of the country’s “Coolest Schools,” marking the fifth consecutive…
11 months ago
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UCI, NASA experts predict quiet year for Amazon fires

Based on a variety of satellite data, UC Irvine and NASA researchers expect Amazon forests this year to see a…
1 year ago
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Rising waters

Rising waters

UCI students help coastal communities brace for climate change
1 year ago
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