USD Receives Grant to Raise Climate-Change Awareness
Thursday, September 16, 2010
U-T San Diego -- The University of San Diego will use nearly $1 million in grant money to educate San Diego County residents about climate change and its impact on people's health, water quality and the environment.
The grant, awarded by the National Science Foundation, will fund a two-year project that evaluates opinions about global warming. The longterm goal is to create policies that address the issues.
A group of scientists and policymakers will "develop a regional climate change communication program that promotes education, awareness, innovation and action," said Dr. Michel Boudrias, the grant's lead scientist and associate professor in the University of San Diego's marine science and environmental studies department. (Full Story)