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Naming and Shaming Can be Effective to Get Countries to Act on Climate

September 25, 2023

Enforcement is one of the biggest challenges to international cooperation on mitigating climate change in the Paris Agreement. The agreement has no formal enforcement mechanism; instead, it designed to be transparent so that countries that fail to meet their obligations will be named and shamed.

Kyle Handley Takes the Helm at Center for Commerce and Diplomacy

August 22, 2023

Kyle Handley, the Rafael and Marina Pastor Faculty Fellow at the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy, has been appointed as director of the school’s Center for Commerce and Diplomacy (CCD).

Research Growth Tops $1.76B With Tremendous Portfolio of Discovery and Invention

August 8, 2023

University of California San Diego earned $1.76 billion in research funding last fiscal year, a 6 percent increase over the previous year.

2023 UC San Diego Wildfire Experts Directory

August 4, 2023

With wildfire season in full swing, experts at UC San Diego are available to discuss wildfires across an array of topics, including climate science, technology, health and policy.

Industrial Disasters May Cause Higher Rates of Disability and Cancer for Future Generations

June 5, 2023

Industrial accidents may have a much longer-term and serious impact on people’s health than just the immediate aftermath, suggests a study from the University of California San Diego published online in the journal BMJ Open.

New UC San Diego Entrepreneurship Lab Launches Program to Get Startups off the Ground

June 1, 2023

A new venture program housed at the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) will soon be poised to help translate innovative ideas into high-value companies and nonprofits.

UC San Diego Champions Investigative Journalists in Mexico who Persevere

May 30, 2023

Mexico is one of the most dangerous countries in the world to be a journalist. Human rights group Article 19 has documented 145 murders of journalists between 2000 and 2021 in Mexico. Just last January, Margarito Martinez and Lourdes Maldonado, two Tijuana journalists, were gunned down in the city.

Viewers Actually ‘Binge-Watch’ TV with a lot of Self-Control

May 23, 2023

If viewers sometimes feel guilty about binge-watching television programing, they really shouldn’t. Though its name implies impulsive behavior, binge-watching TV is a common activity planned out by viewers, suggests new research from the University of California San Diego.

UC San Diego Professor Barbara F. Walter Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

May 5, 2023

Barbara F. Walter, professor of political science at the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Forum Shines Light on Gender-Based Violence Incidents and Solutions

May 4, 2023

For 10 years, UC San Diego’s Center for Gender Equity and Health has been working to make the underrated and underreported issue of gender-based violence visible. A forum last week, brought together dozens of government agencies, nonprofits and community-led efforts across the state.
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