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The New York Times, May 23, 2016
Citizens have a right to sue for climate change action
Erwin Chemerinsky, the dean and the Raymond Pryke professor of law at the University of California, Irvine, School of Law, [writes]: No issue is more important than the threat to the planet posed by climate change. The courts must ensure that the government takes essential action to prevent it as much as possible.

BBC, May 23, 2016
The hunt for invisible dwarf galaxies
“Cold dark matter fundamentally is a theory that says little things formed first,” says James Bullock, an astrophysicist at the University of California, Irvine. “They merged together to form bigger things over time.”

Reuters, May 23, 2016
Uber deal shows divide in labor’s drive for role in ‘gig economy’
The Machinists’ deal could make it difficult for other labor groups to take a harder line with Uber, unless drivers are united and clear in their demands, said Catherine Fisk, a labor law professor at the University of California, Irvine. “In the end what any worker organization can get is a function of the solidarity of the workers,” she said.

 CBS Los Angeles, May 20, 2016
Study: Wearing makeup can earn female workers thousands more per year
It’s easy to spend big money on small items like makeup. But now, according to a sociologist from UC Irvine, a painted face could earn a woman about $6 thousand more a year than a woman who wears little or no makeup.

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