Press Releases

Jul 22, 2021
UCI study: Higher heat will limit ecosystem’s role in removing atmospheric CO2.
Jul 20, 2021
Tech can visualize various materials, structures with detailed chemical information
Jun 21, 2021
Loss of vegetation cover is most stark in desert ecosystems already on edge of habitability.
May 18, 2021
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument collaboration launched a new era in cosmology today with a five-year endeavor to construct the largest three-dimensional map of the universe.
May 18, 2021
In 2018, astronomers announced that they had discovered an exoplanet orbiting Barnard’s star, our solar system’s second-closest stellar neighbor, but further analysis by an international group of researchers headed by a graduate student at the University of California, Irvine has cast doubt on the finding.
May 17, 2021
Greenhouse gases and aerosol pollution emitted by human activities are responsible for increases in the frequency, intensity and duration of droughts around the world, according to researchers at the University of California, Irvine.
May 5, 2021
Intense, wide-spread melting events in Greenland, such as one in July 2012 that touched nearly every part of the massive island’s frozen slab, are catastrophic, but they still account for only a small portion of the total deterioration of the ice sheet, according to researchers at the University of California, Irvine. 
Apr 29, 2021
The Arctic is getting greener as the climate warms — but it’s not greening fast enough to absorb very much carbon dioxide, Boston University and UC Irvine scientists find.
Apr 8, 2021
Understanding how HIV propagates in the body could help with the development of new treatments for the disease it causes — AIDS.
Apr 7, 2021
Tool helps to track abrupt yet temporary emissions declines during pandemic.
Apr 5, 2021
UCI-led team reports that an increase in lightning will drive both wildfires and warming above Arctic Circle.
Mar 3, 2021
While 64 countries cut their fossil fuel emissions between 2016 and 2019, an international team of researchers, including an Earth system scientist at UCI, stressed that an even more pronounced…