UC San Diego is transforming California and a diverse global society by educating, by generating and disseminating knowledge and creative works, and by engaging in public service. Recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide, our culture of collaboration sparks discoveries that advance society and drive economic impact. Everything we do is dedicated to ensuring our students have the opportunity to become changemakers, equipped with the multidisciplinary tools needed to accelerate answers to our world’s most pressing issues.
UC San Diego is a leading university working to understand and explain environmental change, create solutions and recommend policy.World-leading researchers across campus and interdisciplinary research centers drive our efforts to understand and mitigate climate change. Our climate change research falls into four broad themes: Climate Science and Impacts, Adaptation and Solutions, Policy and Climate Justice. Interdisciplinary research occurs across each theme through research centers and research areas.