Video: Dalai Lama speaks at UC San Diego, alongside Richard Somerville

On April 18, the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, spoke at the University of California San Diego. Alongside him were Climate Communication Science Director and UCSD climate researcher Richard Somerville, and his colleague Veerabhadran Ramanathan. “[Climate change] is a question of our life, of our survival,” the Dalai Lama said. “This is our planet, our home and we have to take care of it.”

You can watch a video of the whole event here. Richard Somerville starts speaking at around the 17 minute mark.

To read more about the Dalai Lama’s visit to UCSD, click here.

Richard Somerville (left) on stage with the Dalai Lama at UC San Diego. Photo credit: Sylvia Bal Somerville.