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Nov 09, 2016 A Mission To Invent a Bottle That Takes the Salt Out of Saltwater
The planet has a water problem. Despite all the videos you may have seen of raging rivers and double-digit downpours, the greater peril lies with too little, rather than too much water. It’s one of Earth’s great paradoxes—a place that has 70 percent of its surface covered with liquid facing the...
Nov 08, 2016 This should be California’s next step on climate change
California has long been recognized as a global leader in addressing climate change, and rightly so. Our aggressive policies supporting clean energy, energy efficiency and greenhouse gas limits are showing the world that a thriving economy can also be a climate-safe economy. But there’s a catch....
Nov 07, 2016 Ralph Cicerone remembered - UC Irvine
Ralph Cicerone, fourth UCI chancellor and acclaimed scientist, dies at 73: Founder of Earth system science department was also physical sciences dean, National Academy of Sciences head. Click here for the highlights of media coverage collected on Storify.
Nov 07, 2016 Ralph Cicerone, fourth UCI chancellor and acclaimed scientist, dies at 73
Irvine, Calif., Nov. 7, 2016 – Ralph J. Cicerone, fourth chancellor of the University of California, Irvine and internationally acclaimed atmospheric chemist, died Saturday, Nov. 5. He was 73. Cicerone’s research helped shape environmental policy at the highest levels nationally and globally. As...
Nov 06, 2016 Renowned Authority On Climate Change Science, Ralph Cicerone Dies At 73
Ralph Cicerone, a celebrated scientist and a driving force in the effort to put climate change on the global agenda, died Saturday at the age of 73. Cicerone had retired in June as president of the National Academy of Sciences. In his long association with that congressionally chartered...
Nov 05, 2016 Gone Too Soon – Ralph Cicerone, a Quiet Force for Scientific Progress in a Divisive Climate
I’m saddened to have to mark the death on Saturday of Ralph J. Cicerone, a brilliant atmospheric scientist who skillfully shifted into academic leadership as chancellor of the University of California, Irvine, but really hit his stride through a decade, just ended in June, as president of the...
Nov 05, 2016 Ralph Cicerone, former UC Irvine chancellor who studied the causes of climate change, dies at 73
Ralph Cicerone, a distinguished UC Irvine scientist who conducted pioneering research into global warming and the depletion of Earth’s ozone layer before taking the helm as the university’s fourth chancellor, died Saturday.  He was 73. His family did not release a cause of death, UC Irvine...
Nov 03, 2016 Anteaters unite in LA
ICS, engineering and physical sciences alumni come together for the first collaborative sciences networking event 1,000 feet above downtown LA. “I only came because my girlfriend wanted to see the Skyslide,” said UC Irvine Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS) alumnus Bhavin...
Nov 02, 2016 Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Announces Inaugural Moore Inventor Fellows
PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation selected five aspiring inventors as the inaugural cohort of Moore Inventor Fellows. This new fellowship program recognizes early-career innovators at U.S. universities with a high potential to accelerate progress in...
Nov 02, 2016 UCI chemist Shane Ardo named one of 5 inaugural Moore Inventor Fellows
Shane Ardo, assistant professor of chemistry at the University of California, Irvine, has been named a Moore Inventor Fellow by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and will receive $825,000 over three years to fund the development of solar-powered desalination technologies to help solve water...

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