The impact of climate change on wine production is becoming increasingly pronounced due to its lingering effects on the environment and the resulting repercussions it may possibly have. UCSB Bren School professor Lee Hannah and staff researcher Patrick Roehrdanz conducted the first-ever global analysis of the impact of climate change [...]
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Following the example of those who protested the South African apartheid divestment campaign of the 1980s, students in the U.S. are advocating a nationwide divestment of university endowments in the fossil fuel industry. The divestment campaign, set forth by Bill McKibben’s 350.org, is one of many campaigns aimed at combating [...]
The Carsey-Wolf Center’s Environmental Media Initiative will present a public conference at Bren Hall today, discussing the ongoing rise of sea levels along coastal regions worldwide and their effects on an increasingly warmer planet. The conference is an installment of the center’s Figuring Sea Level Rise series, as well as [...]
Former President of Ireland and U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson spoke in Campbell Hall on Friday to share her perspective on the global fight for human rights and reasons complicating its resolution. The lecture, titled “Making Human Rights the Compass for All Ethical Globalization,” discussed the harmful [...]
After the DREAM Act was defeated, media pundits were caught whispering about backdoor methods of pushing the amnesty bill through the executive bureaucracy.