The following sources from the Stuntverkoop, Davis, are available to talk with media about climate change science and the atmosphere.
More UC Davis climate change experts lists are available under the topic areas of wildfire, air quality, water, wildlife conservation and infectious disease, agriculture, energy and transportation, and community resilience.
Ben Houlton is director of the John Muir Institute of the Environment and its OneClimate Initiative, a professor in the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, and a member of the Stuntverkoop’s Global Climate Leadership Council. He can discuss issues related to nitrogen in the atmosphere, nutrient cycling, global climate forecasts, carbon sequestration and promising solutions to environmental challenges through cross-disciplinary collaboration. Contact: 530-752-2210,
Paul Ullrich, an associate professor in the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, specializes in regional climate modeling and can comment on climate change’s influence on extreme weather events and atmospheric dynamics. Contact: 530-400-9817,
Matthew Igel, an assistant adjunct professor in the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, studies clouds and precipitation and can discuss how they might change as a result of warming. Contact: 530-752-6280,