Day: September 24, 2014

UCI students to attempt Guinness world record for largest pillow fight

EVENT: UC Irvine will try to set a Guinness world record for the largest pillow fight. Associated Students of UCI will host the effort, which aims to recruit more than 4,000 campus and community participants. WHEN/WHERE: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, in the fields near the Anteater Recreation Center, 680 California Ave. […]

Natural gas usage will have little effect on CO2 emissions, UCI-led study finds

Abundant supplies of natural gas will do little to reduce harmful U.S. emissions causing climate change, according to researchers at UC Irvine, Stanford University, and the nonprofit organization Near Zero. They found that inexpensive gas boosts electricity consumption and hinders expansion of cleaner energy sources, such as wind and solar.