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As a resident of Huntington Street, I live with the smoke and soot caused by the incessant daily beach fires. It's horrible; the air quality is being adversely affected. My window sills are black with the soot from the fires. My screens are black, my...
Tags: Weather, Dick Cheney, Ecosystems, John Boehner, Global Warming
Re. "Flood risk: Bane of Balboa Island's existence," (May 5): I was surprised no mention was made of the reason the Federal Emergency Management Agency revised its flood maps — global warming. FEMA's conservative estimate of sea rise, according to...
UC Irvine hosts a three-day conference this week on groundwater in the Middle East and how that supply may be affected by climate change. "Groundwater and Climate Change in the Middle East: Next Threat or Opportunity for Cooperation?" takes place...
While we often divorce our faith from the political process, the truth of the matter is that our faith calls us to address the deepest concerns of our society that often necessitate political action. For this reason, following the weekend Interfaith Care...
Tags: Alternative Energy, Voting, Politics, Elections
President Bill Clinton endorsed a slate of Democratic congressional candidates in a rally Tuesday night at UC Irvine. More than 4,000 attended the "California's Voice" event at the Bren Events Center, where the two-term president campaigned for 26th...
In one of those career-defining moments that pops up by accident and never quite seems to exit the public consciousness, Barbara Walters asked Katharine Hepburn during a notorious 1981 TV interview just what kind of tree she'd like to be. Never mind that...
It is amazing to me that anyone would vote for Rep. Dana Rohrabacher. Hiring his wife to run his campaign is the least of our worries ("Rep. defends money to wife," March 29). This is from CBS Money Watch, June 2011: "GOP lawmaker Dana Rohrabacher...
When the Deepwater Horizon exploded in 2010, sending millions of barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, most scientists were concerned about the damage to sea life. Not many gave a whiff of thought to air quality. The Rowland-Blake Group at UC...
In late November and early December, I attended the two-week United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa. I was selected to represent the Girl Scouts of the USA as part of a youth delegation for the World Assn. of Girl Guides and Girl...
NEWPORT BEACH — As people stroll Balboa Island's picturesque waterfront, some wonder how much one of those cozy cottages cost. City officials think about another price tag: how much it will take to defend those homes against rising sea levels....
Tags: Oceans, Ecosystems, Public Officials, Water, Bodies of Water
I do not mind criticism, but not for an inaccurate portrayal of a statement or position I have taken on an issue as mentioned in the letter to the editor ("Rohrabacher's wife least of our worries, April 19). As I stated in May last year, it was...
Texas Gov. Rick Perry — who brought his presidential campaign to Corona del Mar last week — may not believe in global warming, but perhaps a new study about the effects climate change could have on the economy could get him to reconsider the...
Tags: Weather, Barack Obama, Pacific Ocean, Ecosystems, Science
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