“Environmental and Agricultural Impacts of Dietary Shifts at Global and National Scales” Food, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Land Use, and Energy Consortium, July 2021
“America recommits to climate action and sustainability: can it get the world back on track?,” SDG Action, June 2021.
“How to Build a Carbon Neutral Economy for the United States by 2050,” Food and Land Use Coalition, May 4, 2021.
“What Americans can learn from Northern Ireland: Walls make bad neighbors,” with Joseph M. Brown, America: The Jesuit Review, October 2, 2019.
“Northern Ireland’s Troubles began 50 years ago. Here’s why they were so violent,” with Joseph Brown, The Washington Post – Monkey Cage, August 22, 2019.
“The benefits of taxing cigarettes in middle income countries” Editorial with Thomas E. Novotny. BMJ 2018, April 2018
“Malaria: The Cost of Making the Poor Pay,” with Jeffrey D. Sachs and Awash Teklehaimanot, SciDev.net, October 31, 2005.
“Time for Chile’s Next Step in Economic Development,” with Jeffrey D. Sachs, Business Chile, November 2004. [Spanish version here]
Using nightlights as a measure of economic activity March 31, 2022 | GPS & SDGPI alum Mario Rodriguez-Heredia ’21 and SDGPI Director Gordon McCord use cutting-edge remote sensing technology to help provide an innovative path for monitoring progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.
A life-changing internship Feb 28, 2022 | GPS & SDGPI alum Joe Bettles ’21 speaks to his success post-graduation after coauthoring of two academic papers and a life changing internship.
Hitting the ground running on sustainable policy Dec 21, 2020 | The SDG Policy Initiative and its partners lay out a new framework for the world to meet carbon neutrality goals, with a focus on leaving no one behind
UC San Diego Plays Key Role in United Nations Initiative to Improve Human Welfare Dec. 6, 2018 | Campus is host to U.S. Sustainable Development Solutions Network that launched in 2018.
Office hours: Professor Gordon McCord March 22, 2018
Linked in Latin America July 17, 2017 | Under the leadership of Professor Gordon McCord, GPS bolsters its Latin American connections with a second student exchange program in Chile.
Interdisciplinary intellect July 14, 2015 | A glimpse into Professor Gordon McCord’s academic and professional backstory, plus who guided him along the way.
GPS China scholars build ties in Chile Oct. 26, 2015 | Professor Gordon McCord assembles team of GPS colleagues to lend China knowledge, build scholarly ties in Chile.
GPS Interview August 3, 2015
“Leading the Way to Health Equity: Predicting Climate Impacts on Health in the Developing World” | December 6, 2022 | UCSD Today
“Cambio climático: la era de las consecuencias. ¿Ante qué nos enfrentamos?” | Nov 3, 2022 | UNIVISION
“How Can San Diego Reach its climate goals? New framework lays out the options – and trade-offs” | August 16, 2022 | San Diego Union-Tribune
“Localizing SDG data and solutions; how to bridge questions of communication” | May 7, 2022 | GLOBUS Podcast
“Cambio climatico: cuales son sus impactos en la economia y como se vera afectado la produccion de alimentos?” | April 20, 2022 | UNIVISION
“Could cutting carbon emissions create good jobs in San Diego County” | March 17, 2022 | San Diego Union-Tribune
“High-yielding staple crops improve health and prosperity in developing countries” | December 17, 2021 | CIMMYT
“San Diego County considers paving the way for a net carbon neutral future” | Nov 17, 2021 | KBPS
“New San Diego County plan aims to slash carbon emissions to net-zero by 2035” | Nov 12, 2021 | San Diego Union-Tribune
“Nearly 6 million children are driven into severe hunger by the hot, dry shifts of a strong El Niño” | October 12, 2021 | Phys
“County Examines Job Impacts of Decarbonization” | Sept. 13, 2021 | County of San Diego
“UC San Diego Partners with County on Framework to Guide Decarbonization of Regional Economy” | UC San Diego News
“Green Revolution Saved Over 100 Million Infant Lives in Developing World, Yet Could Go Further” | Dec 17, 2020 | UC San Diego News
“Mexico is Frighteningly Unprepared for the Coronavirus” | March 19, 2020 | Slate
“Back to the Basics: A stronger case for bednets to fight malaria” | February 22, 2019 | The First Tranche: AidData’s Blog
“Losing Your Cool: How Hotter Days Can Increase Crime and Disrupt Economies” | March 15, 2018 | International Monetary Fund – IMF Podcast
“Bernie Sanders Reveals Puerto Rico Recovery Plan That Would Turn It Into the America He’s Always Wanted” | November 29, 2017 | Bustle.com
“Climate Change Concerns Push Chile to Forefront of Carbon Tax Movement” | October 30, 2014 | New York Times
“New Evidence on Fertilizer, Agricultural Yields, and Structural Change” | October 28, 2014 | Brookings: Up Front
“Coursera Launches Course on ‘Our Energy Future'” | Spring 2014 | Coursera
“Our Energy Future – Economic and Social Issues”; MOOC: Our Energy Future. | October 17, 2013 | UC San Diego
“Healthcare Services for Rural Sub-Saharan Africa Within Reach, According to New UC San Diego Study” | February 14, 2013 | UCSD News