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ABC News, April 12, 2017
Before, after photos show California landscapes making a comeback from drought
The summer of 2014 was the most “severe” period during California’s four-year drought, said Amir AghaKouchak, associate professor, civil and environmental engineering, at the University of California, Irvine.

Mashable, April 13, 2017
Arctic ice in retreat
“We are at a critical point where decisions to slow greenhouse gas emissions … will have important effects to future Arctic climate change,” said Zack Labe, a graduate student at the University of California, Irvine, who specialized in Arctic climate change.

CNN, April 12, 2017
Man wrongfully convicted in 1957 cold case murder declared innocent
The registry, now maintained at the University of California at Irvine, is considered the most complete record of overturned false convictions.

Glixel, April 12, 2017
College Esports Programs Are Growing, But Can They Field a Winning Team?
To date, though, no college has invested more into collegiate esports than the UC Irvine, which, in the words of its director, Mark Deppe, bills itself as the “Duke Basketball of college esports.” “UC Irvine doesn’t have a football team, and we’ll never be in the final four,” Deppe tells me, pint of lager in hand. “So esports is how we challenge other universities and win the hearts and minds of the average American.”

LA Weekly, April 13, 2017
Could a New El Niño Already Be Headed Our Way?
A computer model used by federal forecasters suggests that a warming of the waters along the equatorial Pacific could blossom into a weak to moderate El Niño by fall, according to Jin-Yi Yu, an Earth System Science professor and El Niño expert at UC Irvine.

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