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If Countries Implement Paris Pledges with Cuts to Aerosols, Millions of Lives can be Saved

June 1, 2021

Aerosol reductions that would take place as countries meet climate goals could contribute to global cooling and prevent more than one million annual premature deaths over a decade, according to a new study from the University of California San Diego.

Joan and Irwin Jacobs Gift $14 Million to the School of Global Policy and Strategy

April 23, 2021

Joan K. and Irwin M. Jacobs have committed to provide a $14 million endowed gift to the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy. The gift will support its Center on Global Transformation (CGT).

Scientists Map “Pulse” of Groundwater Flow through California’s Central Valley

April 7, 2021

For the first time, scientists at the University of California San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography and School of Global Policy and Strategy, as well as the U.S. Geological Survey are using advanced satellite data to map the “pulse” of groundwater flow through the San Joaquin Valley.

UC San Diego’s Graduate Programs and Schools Shine in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

March 30, 2021

Released today, the 2022 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings gave high marks to UC San Diegos’s graduate education in political science and the Jacobs School of Engineering, among other professional schools and programs on campus.

Caroline Freund Appointed Dean of UC San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy

March 29, 2021

Caroline Freund has been appointed the next dean of the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS), effective July 1, 2021.

Why Commercialization of Carbon Capture and Sequestration has Failed and How it Can Work

March 22, 2021

There are 12 essential attributes that explain why commercial carbon capture and sequestration projects succeed or fail in the U.S., University of California San Diego researchers say in a recent study published in Environmental Research Letters.

UC San Diego’s U.S.-Mexico Forum 2025 Taps into Potential of Cross-Border Collaboration

February 26, 2021

Recent world events, including the election of President Joe Biden, the global COVID-19 pandemic and more, have many wondering, “What’s next on the world stage?”

County Partners with UC San Diego on Plan to Reach Zero Emissions by 2035

January 29, 2021

The County Board of Supervisors has unanimously voted to direct County staff to work in partnership with the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) on a regional zero-carbon sustainability plan.

New U.S. Strategy Unveiled for a Smart Competition with China in Science and Tech

November 16, 2020

The United States’ global leadership on science technology faces formidable competition from the People’s Republic of China; however the U.S. can take actions to maintain its competitive edge while enhancing innovation and protecting national security, according to a new report.

Report to Unveil New American Strategy for U.S.-China Science and Technology Competition

November 6, 2020

A new report outlining a national strategy for the U.S.-China science and technology competition will be released at a press conference and webinar scheduled for 11 a.m. PST on Nov. 16.
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