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New Open-Access Book Casts Climate Change as a Public Health Crisis

May 14, 2020

Two University of California San Diego scientists co-edit an open-access book in which a unique mix of global religious leaders, scientists, and legislators present climate change as an immediate threat to public health, with COVID-19 serving as an example.

New Research Forecasts U.S. Among Top Nations to Suffer Economic Damage from Climate Change

September 24, 2018

For the first time, researchers have developed a data set quantifying what the social cost of carbon—the measure of the economic harm from carbon dioxide emissions—will be for each of the globe’s nearly 200 countries, and the results are surprising.

A Gift with ‘Seed Value’

October 29, 2020

Climate change advocate Marshall Saunders was widely known as a man who paired a deep respect for others with determination to make a difference.

New Study Redefines Understanding of Where Icebergs Put Meltwater into the Southern Ocean

December 16, 2020

Findings published December 16 in Science Advances provide the climate science community with the groundwork to include Antarctic icebergs in global climate models.

SDSC’s Comet Supercomputer Helps Researchers Predict Carbon Dioxide Levels

December 5, 2019

The amount of carbon in the Earth’s terrestrial ecosystems is likely to decline by about 10 percent through the year 2100, according to USGS researchers who used SDSC’s ‘Comet’ supercomputer to conduct simulations.

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.

Study Shows Experiments Underestimate Plant Responses to Climate Change

May 2, 2012

This spring’s warmer than normal temperatures brought early blooming throughout much of the Eastern United States. Biologists discovered in a new study that plant warming experiments may dramatically underestimate how plants respond to future increases in temperatures from global warming.

‘Ditch the 2° C Warming Goal’

October 2, 2014

As climate instability increases across the planet, limiting global surface air temperature increase above pre-industrial levels to an average of 2° C (3.6° F) has become a popular metric for success in the public eye.

David Victor of UC San Diego to Co-Chair Climate Action Commission

September 29, 2021

SAN DIEGO, CA – David G. Victor of the University of California San Diego will bring his years of leadership experience to a new initiative from The American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the Commission on Accelerating Climate Action.

Typhoons Likely to Intensify by as Much as 14 Percent Under a Moderate Climate Change Scenario

May 29, 2015

Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated large portions of the Philippines in November 2013, was one of the strongest ocean storms ever recorded, killing at least 6,300 people. It set records for the strongest storm ever at landfall and for the highest sustained wind speed over one minute ever, hitting 315 kilometers…

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