The center leverages experts in marine and atmospheric science; leaders in policy, sociology, and economics; and key representatives at all levels of government.
As California responds to a historic drought, researchers at Scripps Oceanography are joining the state Department of Water Resources, NOAA, the federal Department of Energy, county water authorities, and other agencies in understanding and addressing the threats posed by prolonged drought.
Evidence is clear that climate change is under way. Society is already witnessing major impacts on communities, ecosystems, agriculture, and systems that affect daily lives on this planet. Adaptation can reduce some of those impacts, and scientists at Scripps Oceanography are answering increased calls for a focus on mitigation.