Aradna Tripati

Climate change: New study focuses on tropical Pacific Ocean

When you think about a bellweather for climate change, chances are you think of the Arctic: melting ice, glaciers breaking off into the ocean.

But a new study out of UCLA focuses on a less obvious target: the western tropical Pacific Ocean.

Researchers have analyzed thousands of years of data in a region of the Pacific near Indonesia that plays a big role in climate throughout the world.

For more, Aradna Tripati, a Professor in the Departments of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences and Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at UCLA, joined Take Two on Tuesday.

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