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First Link between Stillbirths, Birth Complications and Excessive Heat in Lower-income Countries

October 7, 2021

UC San Diego scientists and colleagues have found links between extreme heat and a heightened incidence of stillbirths and preterm births in relatively poor countries. Their study is believed to be the first to link the two phenomena in a global context.

More Evidence that California Weather Is Trending Toward Extremes

August 11, 2022

…Weather Is Trending Toward Extremes Patterns associated with wildfires increasing in frequency; those linked to “normal” rainfall decreasing Chaparral Fire in 2021.Photo credit: JeffHall / Cal Fire. A team led by Kristen Guirguis, a climate researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, found evidence that the risk…

Floods, Drought, Heat Waves: Climate Change Gives State Legislators Something to Plan For

December 13, 2011

Floods, Drought, Heat Waves: Climate Change Gives State Legislators Something to Plan For Scripps Institution of Oceanography hosts workshop on latest research on California’s extreme weather future The lineup of presentations at an extreme weather workshop taking place today at Scripps Institution of Oceanography sounds like an overview of biblical…

New Study Looks at How the “Blob” Came Back

April 21, 2020

Weakened wind patterns likely spurred the wave of extreme ocean heat that swept the North Pacific Ocean last summer, according to new research led by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.

Coastal Heat Waves Can Tax Public Health – Even Outside of Summer

April 3, 2020

Heat waves driven by Santa Ana winds can cause perceptible impacts on hospitalizations for kidney failure, dehydration, and respiratory disease in fall, spring, and winter according to a team of San Diego scientists.

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.

Wearable Cooling and Heating Patch Could Serve as Personal Thermostat and Save Energy

May 17, 2019

UC San Diego engineers have developed a wearable patch that could provide personalized cooling and heating at home, work, or on the go. The soft, stretchy patch cools or warms a user’s skin to a comfortable temperature and keeps it there as the ambient temperature changes.

UC San Diego Wildfire Experts Directory

June 30, 2021

Experts at UC San Diego are available to discuss wildfires, drought, and California climate across an array of topics, including climate science, technology, public health, and economics and policy.

Extreme Heat, Wildfires Combine to Disproportionately Harm Less Affluent and Communities of Color

February 2, 2024

New study finds increased hospitalizations when people are exposed to both wildfire smoke and excessive heat with the risks increased in neighborhoods with more people of color, lower incomes and less access to health insurance.

New, High-resolution Climate Projections Aim to Better Represent Extreme Events

September 12, 2016

A collaboration of university researchers, government agencies, and private sector groups released today a next-generation climate modeling dataset with improved local-scale climate projections covering the 21st century for a region from northern Mexico to southern Canada.

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