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Kate Ricke

Assistant Professor
UC San Diego's School of Global Policy and Strategy
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Kate Ricke is an assistant professor at the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UC San Diego and holds a joint appointment with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. She is a climate change scientist who integrates tools from the physical and social sciences to analyze climate policy problems. She is a 2023-24 grant recipient of IGCC’s Climate Change and Security grant. 


Expertise & Interests

  • Regional climate effects
  • International relations implications of solar geoengineering
  • Decadal climate variability’s influence on international climate agreements