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Remembering Longtime UC San Diego Supporter Kwan So

December 1, 2022

Businessperson, community leader and philanthropist Kwan So has died at the age of 89. So was a longtime dedicated supporter of the University of California San Diego, serving as a trustee of the UC San Diego Foundation from 1992 to 2019.

UC San Diego Ranked 8th Globally for Most Influential Researchers

November 22, 2022

The Highly Cited Researchers list identifies and celebrates exceptional researchers who are having a significant impact on the research community as evidenced by the rate at which their work is being cited by their peers. UC San Diego ranks 8th in the world for 2022.

Meet the UC San Diego Delegates Headed to Egypt for UN Climate Conference

November 3, 2022

World leaders, climate experts and policymakers from nearly 200 counties are preparing to descend upon the seaside city of Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt for a United Nations climate conference that kicks off next week.

Trade Agreements Can Ease the Pain of a Possible Global Recession

November 2, 2022

Uncertainty is bad for business; however, it can be mitigated by trade agreements which help countries become more resilient to economic shocks, according to a new University of California School of Global Policy and Strategy study.

Achyuta Adhvaryu to Lead the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy India Center

October 27, 2022

Achyuta Adhvaryu has been appointed as the inaugural director of the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy India Center and will serve as professor of economics at the school effective Jan. 1, 2023.

Open Trade Saves Countries Billions in Solar Panel Production

October 26, 2022

A globalized, open trade supply chain saved countries an estimated $67 billion in solar panel production costs, reveals a new study published in the Oct. 26 issues of the journal Nature. The savings alone for the United States amounted to $24 billion.

Air Pollution Can Amplify Negative Effects of Climate Change, New Study Finds

September 23, 2022

The impacts of air pollution on human health, economies, and agriculture differ drastically depending on where on the planet the pollutants are emitted, according to a new study that could potentially incentivize certain countries to cut climate-changing emissions.

The Aviation Industry Needs to Overhaul its Response to Climate Change

September 19, 2022

Aviation’s growing impact on the climate crisis requires radical solutions that may upend the industry, according to a new Nature commentary article from the University of California San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy.

Decoupling from China on Clean Tech Comes with Far More Risks than Rewards

September 15, 2022

The current U.S. trajectory to decouple from China on clean energy technologies can harm national and global efforts to mitigate climate change, reveals a new University of California San Diego study published in Science.

Despite Fears, 3D Printing Has Positive Effects on Global Trade

August 16, 2022

3D printing technology enables economies to produce goods locally, so conventional wisdom has been that it would dramatically reduce international trade; however, new University of California San Diego and World Bank research presents robust evidence that 3D printing expanded trade.
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