UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla presented Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Mario Molina with the UCSD Medal, the highest honor the university bestows and one that has only been presented 10 times, mostly to visiting heads of state.
With only a few hours notice, Veerabhadran Ramanathan, the climate and atmospheric scientist at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography, found out that he would be meeting Pope Francis and would have only one minute to speak to him as the joint workshop of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences…
Two new studies involving Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego researchers project that human influences will lead to a drier world as the 21st century progresses and offer an explanation of the mechanics behind the drying trend.
By the end of the 21st century, some parts of the world can expect as many as 30 more days a year without precipitation, according to a new study by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego researchers.
Veerabhadran Ramanathan, a distinguished professor of climate and atmospheric sciences at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, whose landmark research showed that cutting emissions of black carbon and other short lived climate pollutants can significantly lessen the impacts of regional…
There are many age-appropriate ways to introduce people to the idea that there are among us infinitesimal tiny particles wafting through the air at any given moment, influencing the environment around us.
New research by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego climate scientists attributes the attenuation of a worldwide temperature increase to a cooling of eastern Pacific Ocean waters, one that counteracts the warming effect of greenhouse gases.
If history’s closest analog is any indication, the look of the oceans will change drastically in the future as the coming greenhouse world alters marine food webs and gives certain species advantages over others.
James Cameron and his inner child visited UC San Diego Friday. The acclaimed director of “Titanic,” “Avatar,” and the “Terminator” films was at Mandeville Auditorium to receive the 2013 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest. Mostly Cameron won it for his historic March 2012…
An international team of researchers, including Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, geochemist James Day, has found new evidence that material contained in oceanic lava flows originated in Earth’s ancient Archean crust.