Climate Change

Jan 4, 2022
While the sheen from the major oil spill in October in Orange County has dissipated, some local scientists are taking a deep dive into how the spill may have affected some microscopic creatures.
Dec 17, 2021
Starting with a survey that’s open now, the collaboration will help Physical Sciences better implement its DEI initiatives.
Dec 15, 2021
Chemistry Ph.D. student Allie Zito works to make technology that can pluck planet-warming carbon dioxide straight out of the air.
Dec 5, 2021
As earth-observing satellites, aircraft and ocean buoys churn out ever-rising amounts of information about our planet, data managers turn to cloud computing and artificial intelligence
Nov 29, 2021
Two UCI grad students are researching the impact of the recent OC oil spill on some of the tiniest of marine organisms: phytoplankton.
Nov 24, 2021
Xin’s work seeks to solve a problem plaguing electric vehicles: their lithium-ion batteries can ignite. 
Nov 18, 2021
UCI study links rising temperatures to higher blaze risk.
Nov 17, 2021
Rising summer temperatures could lead to an exponential increase in the number of wildfires and acres burned in the Sierra Nevada in California, researchers have found.
Nov 17, 2021
The research adds to a growing body of work finding that climate change is increasing fire risk in California and elsewhere in the West.
Nov 10, 2021
Critics of renewable energy have often said that they wouldn’t be able to replace fossil fuels such as coal and natural gas.
Nov 5, 2021
UCI-led team analyzes options for filling the gaps in generation.
Nov 3, 2021
Davis ran a study looking into the cost of wildfires, which was published in the journal Nature Sustainability.   According to Davis, “It’s not just relegated to California, there’s places beyond…