June 3, 2015
A new study on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef showed that corals are continuously exposed to two key climate change-related stressors throughout the year, but not necessarily at the same time. The results can help scientists better monitor the exposure of coral reef ecosystems to global climate change.
January 14, 2021
…Off 2021 with Virtual Changemaker Week Changemaker Week will be going virtual in 2021. Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Communications Say goodbye to 2020 and hello to 2021—a fresh new year offering more opportunities to bring about positive change in our communities and beyond. UC San Diego is kicking…
October 5, 2015
…polar regions in global climate change will be held Nov. 3-6, 2015, at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. World-class leaders in science and diplomacy will come together in a symposium to review the latest findings from research on the impact of rising global temperatures on sea and…
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.
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.
May 17, 2021
Scientists have found that herbivores have a lot to say about plant evolution and determining the success of seedlings. The influence of birds, rabbits, mice and other herbivores likely counteracts early plant emergence due to climate change, the researchers found.
May 28, 2020
…architect and Scripps Oceanography climate scientist Veerabhadran Ramanathan. New Course Aims to Bring Climate Change Solutions to Global Audience Four-part series is first offering on new UC San Diego Online platform Scripps Institution of Oceanography climate scientist Veerabhadran Ramanathan has long had the goal of educating and empowering “one million…
September 1, 2022
Much of the world’s efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change hinge on the success of the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement. A new Nature Climate Change study is the first to provide scientific evidence assessing how effective governments will be at implementing their commitments.
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.
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.