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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.

Scripps to Revitalize Center for Coastal Studies and Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier

March 22, 2018

…that works to better understand these issues will see big upgrades to their facility, thanks to a $4.6 million gift from the descendants of the co-founder of Scripps Oceanography. UC San Diego today announced charitable gifts from more than a dozen descendants of Edward W. Scripps that will make possible…

UC San Diego is Sierra Magazine’s 7th Coolest School in Nation for Sustainability Efforts

August 11, 2015

UC San Diego has been named the 7th “Coolest School” by Sierra magazine, climbing 10 spots from last year in the publication’s annual ranking of America’s greenest colleges. The campus was recognized for its commitment to protecting the environment, reducing water use significantly, addressing climate issues and encouraging environmental responsibility.

Personalized Medicine, Climate Change Focus of TED-Style Founders Symposium

November 6, 2014

…that is benefiting our planet and global society, and future generations to come,” said Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla. With new and fresh topics, Founders Symposium will illuminate the collaborative approach used to understand and address complex issues in two broadly focused areas of research and discovery: enriching human life and…

Deep-Ocean Protections May Help Mitigate Climate Change

November 12, 2015

In largely unseen ways, humans are changing the character of the deep oceans, disrupting environmental conditions and threatening biodiversity to an extent that could require hundreds of years or more for natural systems to recover.

Funding Future Stewards of Our Land and Oceans

March 5, 2015

…about marine biology and protecting the environment … and get a bigger picture of the world.” Allison Price added, “Children are the future stewards of our land and our oceans. The more educated our young people are, the better chance we have of maintaining our environment. You never know who’s…

UC San Diego to Send Delegation to COP21

November 24, 2015

University of California, San Diego scientists and students will be traveling to international climate negotiations in Paris next week to spur the momentum toward effective international climate action that UC San Diego scientists have been instrumental in creating

Marching for Science

April 13, 2017

…for research funding, environmental protection, evidenced-based policymaking, and many other issues in a global March for Science. It’s no surprise that hundreds of UC San Diego community members—representing just about every discipline—are planning to participate on their own time. Robert Cooper, a postdoctoral researcher in the UC San Diego Division…

Scripps/UC San Diego Alumna Nominated to Lead National Academy of Sciences

July 8, 2015

Marcia McNutt, a prominent geophysicist, national leader in science, and alumna of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, has been nominated to become the next president of the National Academy of Sciences.

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.

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