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Public Lecture Dives into Ocean Turbulence and Climate

September 30, 2016

…for the lecture, “The Role of Ocean Turbulence in Climate.”

New Climate Risk Classification Created to Account for Potential “Existential” Threats

September 15, 2017

A new study evaluating models of future climate scenarios has led to the creation of the new risk categories “catastrophic” and “unknown” to characterize the range of threats posed by rapid global warming. Researchers propose that unknown risks imply existential threats to the survival of humanity.

UC San Diego Researchers Receive $5.7M for Climate Action Projects

August 24, 2023

Three teams led by researchers at the University of California San Diego received $5.7 million in climate action seed grants from the University of California on Aug. 23, 2023. The grants aim to spur implementation of solutions that directly address state climate priorities.

Variable Precipitation Linked to Rising Infectious Disease among Young Children Worldwide

February 9, 2022

A team of researchers at the University of California San Diego has found that abnormally wet conditions increase the risk of cough, fever, and diarrhea in children under five years old in many humid subtropical regions of the globe.

New Study Could Pave Way for an Ocean Acidification Early Warning System for Coral Reefs

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.

New California Law to Curb Climate Pollutant Emissions Based on Scripps Science

September 19, 2016

…new state restrictions on the emissions of so-called short-lived climate pollutants such as methane, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) used in refrigeration, and soot and other forms of black carbon. The new law was inspired by decades of research by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego Climate and Atmospheric Scientist Veerabhadran…

Scripps Oceanography Climate Scientist Awarded Prestigious Global Prize

June 15, 2021

Veerabhadran Ramanathan, a renowned climate and atmospheric scientist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, will receive the Blue Planet Prize, the international environmental award sponsored by Japan’s Asahi Glass Foundation.

Plant Consumers Play Unexpectedly Large Role in the Evolution of Seedling Success

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.

Study: Climate Change Will Reduce the Amount of Saharan Dust in Atmosphere

March 22, 2016

…Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego reveals how climate change may alter its global-scale role.

Cutting Aerosols Will Help Secure World’s Water Supply

February 22, 2016

…realities of the Paris Climate Change, they must also recognize that pollution has many distinct effects. For there is more to climate change than higher temperatures, say UC San Diego scientists David G. Victor and Veerabhadran Ramanathan in the newly published essay “The Next Front on Climate Change: How to…

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