In the News: Brett Sanders on Local Coastal Erosion for LA Times

Last week, Blum Center coastal flood and erosion researcher Brett Sanders offered insight in a Los Angeles Times article on recent destruction in Orange County.  In the context of recent and potential coastal erosion in San Clemente, Sanders spoke on the various...

UCI Magazine Provides Deep Dive on Blum Center Flood Research

Flood research conducted by Blum Center researchers was featured on the cover of UCI Magazine's Winter edition. The feature, "Flood Watchers", discusses the shift from drought to severe flooding, the role of climate change in recent and future storms, and the renewed...

In the News: Blum Center Flood Research Overflows in the Media

April showers certainly brought many beautiful May flowers...but they also brought attention to flood risks in California, particularly coastal Southern California. With talk of atmospheric rivers, a phrase becoming a part of every Californian's vernacular, worries of...

In the News: Brett Sanders on the Importance of Flood Management in CA

Last week, the Los Angeles Times published an op-ed by Dr. Brett Sanders, a leading UC Irvine Blum Center expert on flooding. Along with his co author, Public Policy Institute fellow Jeffrey Mount, Sanders emphasizes the critical need to improve flood management in...

In the News: New York Times on California Flooding 

Following the influx of rainfall in California, The New York Times released an article about the flooding. The article, split into two sections: the immediate and the long-term, gives an overview of what California is currently enduring and what we should expect...

In the News: Dr. Brett Sanders Comments on Flooding for NBC

In an article published this week by NBC, Dr. Brett Sanders, UC Irvine Blum Center leading researcher on flooding, was interviewed regarding the devastating flooding and rainfall in California. Although we are beginning to see some effects now, Sanders said it may...

In the News: The Wall Street Journal on Flooding in Los Angeles

In the midst of an unusually long and heavy period of storms across the state of California, The Wall Street Journal writes about the expected effects in the Los Angeles area. Dr. Brett Sanders, a leading flood researcher at the UC Irvine Blum Center, was interviewed...

In the News: Brett Sanders on Coastal Erosion

Years ago, coastal beaches were filled with happy people spending a day in the sun with family and friends, but times have changed. Now, beaches on the coast in places such as Southern California, Florida, and even New Jersey are falling victim to the increasing...

Older press coverage of Blum Center events and initiatives include:

  • UCI, other researchers find collaborative flood modeling process effective (UCI News)
  • Beach dynamics (UCI News)
  • Commentary: There’s a strong connection between holiday consumerism and modern slavery (LA Times/The Daily Pilot)
  • Scientists from UC Campuses Study Floods, Flood Socioeconomics (Spectrum News)
  • UC Irvine class teaches students the science of compassion (LA Times/The Daily Pilot)
  • Meeting for peace (UCI School of Social Ecology)
  • Colombia, aún lejos de hacer las paces con el medioambiente (El Tiempo)
  • How to survive a major flood (UCI School of Social Ecology)
  • Student-run InSight Magazine explores poverty and inequality in Southern California (LA Times/The Daily Pilot)
  • “Insight Magazine” Celebrates Launch (New U)
  • Compassion Concert: Perla Batalla In the House of Cohen (New U)
  • Irvine-based nonprofit wins UCI pitch competition aimed at tackling poverty (OC Register)
  • 2 nonprofits and a game won UCI grants to try to help people in poverty (Daily Pilot)
  • In a warming climate, ocean- and land-based floods are a disastrous duo, UCI researchers find (UCI News)
  • Over time, nuisance flooding can cost more than extreme, infrequent events (UCI News)