Professor Steven Allison has been announced as the new Director of the Newkirk Center for Science and Society, effective October 1, 2021.
Sep 27, 2021
May 5, 2021
Weather station data point to wind- and solar-driven heating as leading culprits
Apr 29, 2021
BU researchers used NASA satellite imaging data to analyze 30 years of Earth’s northern forests—and found that fires are increasingly hampering forests’ ability to capture and store atmospheric…
Apr 19, 2021
The UCI School of Physical Sciences will be holding events for Earth Day 2021; please see the flyer here for full event information.
Apr 15, 2021
UCI graduate students, researchers traveled the world to chart major ocean regions
Apr 6, 2021
Climate change is driving the increase in Arctic lightning, creating a nightmarish positive feedback loop.
Mar 3, 2021
UCI Earth system scientist Steve Davis part of international team evaluating global warming factors
Feb 26, 2021
Last June we shared a Commitment to Action in support of Black Lives Matter.
Feb 1, 2021
Dzyaloshinskii, who joined UCI in 1991, is one of the most outstanding theoretical physicists of his generation. 
Feb 1, 2021
As a fellow, Ardo will have a platform he can use to pitch ideas to industry professionals, and take his climate change-related research mainstream.
Jan 28, 2021
UCI-led team tracked global land-use greenhouse gas emissions from 1961 to 2017
Jan 27, 2021
One of President Joe Biden’s first post-inauguration acts was to realign the United States with the Paris climate accord, but a new study led by researchers at the University of California, Irvine…
Jan 25, 2021
UCI and NASA JPL scientists study impact of warm, salty water beneath glaciers

The Department of Earth System Science acknowledges our presence on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Acjachemen and Tongva peoples, who still hold strong cultural, spiritual and physical ties to this region.