Global Climate Change

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2014

    Greenland Ice Sheet to Melt Quicker and Seas to Rise Quicker, Finds UC Irvine/NASA Research

    The Greenland Ice Sheet is expected to erode much quicker--and lead to sea levels rising much higher--based on revelations included in UC Irvine-NASA research published Monday.

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    Dana Rohrabacher is Missing! (from His Office When Climate-Change Activists Pay a Visit)

    Activists who want to bring attention to the continuing problem of climate change paid a visit Thursday afternoon to the Huntington Beach office of a nationally known climate-change denier, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach). Unfortunately for the Organizing for Action volunteers, the "Surf ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 6, 2014

    "Evolution and Climate Change"

    Argyros Forum Room #202, Chapman University

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Reverend Billy and the Shopocalypse Comes to Long Beach!

    With prosperity gospel preachers running amok, activist Bill Talen, better known as Reverend Billy, has spread the good news of life after shopping. For almost 15 years, no dark lair of crass consumerism has been safe from the educational antics of his firebrand-style of guerrilla street theater per ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 14, 2013

    Chasing Ice

    Art Theatre

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Santa Ana Set to Sizzle by Mid-Century, Says New Climate Change Report

    The realities of global warming have just become a lot more local. "Mid-Century Warming in the Los Angeles Region," released yesterday just as summer begins, is touted as the first study to make unique regional and city climate change predictions. The research findings by UCLA's Institute of the Env ... More >>

  • Film

    March 29, 2012

    Democracy Then, As Seen in 'The Island President'

    A portrait of recently ousted Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Climate Scientists Turn to Making a Rap Video

    ​On the very serious issue of global warming, people in the United States are straight chillin', more so than in previous years. A Gallup poll last month revealed a 10 percent drop in the number of survey respondents in the U.S. who said that global warming was a "somewhat" or "very" serious t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Al Gore, Please Pick Up the Newport Beach Courtesy Phone

    ​Those who come down with the sniffles whenever there are wide temperature fluctuations hopefully stayed out of Southern California the past couple weeks. On Sept. 27, a record was set for the hottest recorded day in 133 years. By Oct. 5, chilly rain blanketed the region. No where had a more radi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Thank you, Global Warming: UCI-Led Study Shows Sea Levels Steadily Rising

    ​Frequent and extreme storms tied to global warming are causing more freshwater to flow into the Earth's oceans and sea levels to rise, concludes a team of researchers led by Jay Famiglietti, a UC Irvine Earth system science professor."All told, 18 percent more water fed into the world's oceans fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    See, Hear and Experience the Green Evolution

    ​The UC Irvine Libraries' spring exhibit "Green Evolution: Creating a Sustainable Future" kicks off with an energy expert talking about the revolutionary new ways power will be generated and vehicles will be propelled in our brave new future.

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    Utility Giant, Texas Oil Companies Fight Back With California Voter Initiatives

    ​An anti-tax group and a coalition of businesses quietly led by Texas oil companies have launched a signature drive for a November ballot initiative that would suspend California's pioneering law to combat global warming.Meanwhile, a Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E)-bankrolled measure that cons ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Dana Rohrabacher Plays Brilliant Scientist Too!

    Dana wears many hats​"The running debate between faith and science, which has increased steadily in intensity this year, has two detours just as harsh but considerably less visible that demand more attention: That would be scientists against other scientists, and pseudoscientists who presume exp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Who Besides Dana Rohrabacher Is Calling Us Liars on Twitter?

    ​We try to keep up with the tweets of our elected officials in Orange County, but sometimes we get distracted by Facebook. That's the only plausible explanation for how we missed the above gem from Dana "Mr. Taliban" Rohrabacher (R - Leviticus).This blunder--overlooking prime tweets from OC mover/ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Anti-Global Warming Event In OC Will Prevent You From Sleeping In

    Oct. 24 marks the International Day of Climate Action. This is a big deal, at least according to the slickly wordless video below: (Sidenote: Isn't the style of the video eerily similar to the one introducing the brand new and hilarious Something tells me this aesthetic just jumped the sha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    On Sale Saturday: The Killers at UCI's Bren Events Center

    ​Las Vegas' own the Killers are performing Sept. 15 at the not-used-very-often UCI Bren Events Center. I saw Al Gore speak there about a decade ago, but this was way before he invented global warming.Anyway, tickets go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. and cost $47.50. Wait, what? $47.50? Am I crazy or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Meat Free Monday Goes Mainstream

    Of course, by 'mainstream' I mean that celebrities are now endorsing the campaign. Paul, Stella and Mary McCartney today launched a new website, Meat Free Monday, which encourages everyone to, yes, you guessed it, give up meat on Mondays. Other famous names weighing in include Kevin Spacey, Sheryl C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    Chris Matthews: Are You a Troglodyte, Rohrabacher?

    Huntington Beach U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher went on Chris Matthews' Hardball yesterday to "debate" whether man-made global warming is real. Things got pretty heated (sorry).Matthews and Rep. Jim Moran (D-Virgina) set out to make Rohrabacher's ideas look like idiocy. Rohrabacher sets out to make glob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Superhero Science is Finally, Shockingly Revealed--For Free!

    If you've ever wondered if Superman really could fly, UC Irvine physics professor Michael Dennin has the free online course for you. (Full disclosure: That is NOT Dr. Michael Dennin shown here.) "Science from Superheroes to Global Warming," which is available here, mirrors the curriculum of U ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    Will an Alternative Fuel Revolution Begin in Santa Ana?

    Santa Ana may find itself at the center of this country's clean-burning alternative fuel future beginning next month, when IMPCO Technologies begins manufacturing "innovative alternative fuel solutions for the North American transportation market," according to a release from IMPCO's holding company ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    The Return of Toll Road Foister Jerry Amante

    Here were told you about our question to Tustin City Councilman Jerry Amante, the chairman of the Orange County Transportation Authority, the Transportation Corridor System Board of Directors and the Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency (TCA) who was all over the news last week after Comm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Toll Road Foister Jerry Amante: We're Doomed

    As chairman of the Orange County Transportation Authority, the Transportation Corridor System Board of Directors and the Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency (TCA), Tustin City Councilman Jerry Amante (pictured) is all over the news today, reacting bitterly to the Commerce Secretary Carl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2008

    Rappers or Republicans?

    In May, we posited that southern hip hop and Fox News share much in common. Possessing both an anti-intellectual streak and a populist one, they’re beloved by red-staters and hated on by the coastal elites, be they liberals, hipsters, Ghostface or Nas. The piece concluded: If you're still not conv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2008

    To Do Tonight 4/30

    World-Class Beer Tasting Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Enjoy the frites (we prefer them avec mayonnaise) and learn to love something other than Budweiser. Price: $14 Per Person KIMERA 19530 Jamboree Rd. Irvine, CA 92612 949-261-1222 It’s Too Darn Hot: Climate Change Panel, 7 p.m. Special gues ... More >>

  • Film

    September 6, 2007

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the week: The Killers

  • Film

    June 7, 2007

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the Week: Who Killed the Electric Car?

  • Columns

    March 1, 2007


    'Give us all a breakthe Mexican wetback has become the majority.'

  • Columns

    February 15, 2007

    Diary of a Mad County

    Feb. 7-Feb. 13

  • News

    November 2, 2006

    Mostly, No

    WEB EXCLUSIVE! Ladies and gentlemen, the propositions!

  • News

    October 19, 2006

    You-know-who's Green Earth

    Ninth-annual Caring for Creation Interfaith Conference

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2006

    NEWSFLASH! Ahnuld Terminates Hummers!

    It says right here that our Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger has sold his eight Hummers after converting to the cause to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. You'll recall that then-action star Schwarzenegger was the one who convinced Hummer's manufacturer to sell the all-terrain military vehicles to ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2006

    Dancing around a great problem at The Great Park

    The El Toro Shuffle? The Great Park Gavotte? The Irvine Ranch Water District Toxic Waltz? We should come up a name for the little dance. It's a simple four step dance, and very familiar one. Scientists point out a looming environmental threat and call for government action. The Bush administration, ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 27, 2006

    Commie Girl

    Is It Hot in Here: A week among Republicans

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2006

    At the Movies

    After a corrupt Congressional electoral committee declared Republican Rutherford B. Hayes the winner of the 1876 presidential election, Samuel Tilden, the Democratic candidate and the actual winner of the election, left politics and, as Gore Vidal delicately put it, "retired to private life and to t ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 12, 2005
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    February 17, 2005
  • Features

    September 2, 2004

    Its Snot Unusual

    Im George W. Bush, and I Approve This Destruction

  • Columns

    November 6, 2003


    Forest fires? Blame Bush

  • Columns

    July 10, 2003

    More Backyard Trash Fires!

    And the Beatles vs. the beetles

  • Unknown

    January 2, 2003

    Lost Year

    2002 was the year that sucked the chrome off the future

  • Columns

    August 1, 2002

    Clean Water, Hot Fire, Lost Cat

    Not to mention a chocolate banana

  • News

    April 18, 2002
  • Columns

    April 18, 2002
  • News

    January 24, 2002

    Bad Company

    Six of Americas worst corporations are your neighbors!

  • Columns

    August 16, 2001
  • Columns

    August 2, 2001

    A Nation of Consumers

    From global foolishness to microimperialism, the rich own you. And you like it that way

  • Features

    November 16, 2000

    On the Brink

    W. on the verge of power, America at the edge of the abyss

  • Features

    June 1, 2000
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    June 1, 2000
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