Jim Randerson quoted in the Pacific Standard

A team of about 100 university and industry scientists published last week their preferred priorities for the United States' satellite programs, identifying what data they most want the government to beam back from space. A huge range of people use government satellite data, from military personnel to natural-disaster responders to almost anyone who uses weather forecasts or mapping apps.

Steve Allison featured on Ask A Leader segment about climate activism

UCI Professors Steve Allison (Earth Systems Science) and Kev Abazajian (Astrophysics and Cosmology) report on their recent visit to 45th Dist. Congresswoman Mimi Walters’ office, with climate change on the agenda. In addition, Steve offers glimpses into a special forum to be convened on May 30, 2018, “Climate Solutions Summit,” in which Walters’ office’s participation is anticipated. Organizations that they refer to as engaging local activism include: OC for Climate Action, Citizens Climate Lobby, and Climatepedia.

Eric Rignot quoted in New York Times article about melting glaciers

Two of the frozen continent’s fastest-moving glaciers are shedding an increasing amount of ice into the Amundsen Sea each year.

The Pine Island and Thwaites glaciers are among the most critical in the world. They are currently holding back ice that, if melted, would raise the world’s oceans by nearly four feet over centuries, an amount that would put many coastal cities underwater.