The Energy and Resources Group

ERG is a col­lab­o­ra­tive com­mu­nity of grad­u­ate stu­dents, core fac­ulty, over 100 affil­i­ated fac­ulty and researchers across the cam­pus, and nearly 500 alumni across the globe. We award MA, MS, and PhD degrees to stu­dents work­ing across dis­ci­plines and depart­ments to cre­ate poten­tially trans­for­ma­tive knowl­edge for the planet and its peo­ple. ERG is a world-renowned pro­gram with a 40-year his­tory of out­stand­ing research, edu­ca­tion and out­reach to gov­ern­ment, indus­try, and civil soci­ety at the state, national and inter­na­tional levels.

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ERG stu­dents and fac­ulty work across dis­ci­plines and depart­ments to cre­ate trans­for­ma­tive knowl­edge for the planet and its peo­ple. Forty years of ERG research has advanced the fields of global change ecol­ogy, renew­able energy deploy­ment, effi­cient energy sys­tems, eco­log­i­cal eco­nom­ics, and equi­table and afford­able access to water and energy. Donate now to sup­port ERG’s unique cul­ture of inter­dis­ci­pli­nary research and teach­ing for a sus­tain­able envi­ron­ment and a just society!

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Events

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Colloquium: Cleo Woelfle-Erskine
April 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Water­shed Col­lab­o­ra­tions: Entan­gle­ments on com­mon streams

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Colloquium: Claire Kremen
April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Pol­li­na­tors as a poster-child for diver­si­fied farm­ing systems

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ERG Master’s Presentations (1)
May 5 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Annual pre­sen­ta­tion of ERG Master’s projects.

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ERG Master’s Presentations (2)
May 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Annual pre­sen­ta­tion of ERG Master’s projects.

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ERG Commencement 2015
May 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Hon­or­ing 2014–15 ERG Ph.D., Master’s and Minor degree recipients.

News

Forbes: Lower Carbon = Higher Profit

Study by ERG professor Daniel Kammen and PhD candidate Christopher Jones (MS'05) featured in Forbes. Read more

ERG Students Achieve National Recognition for Groundbreaking Studies

Celebrating Earth Week, Grad Div features groundbreaking environmental research by ERG students. Read more

Holdren: What Works at ERG Works

John Holdren's "tricks of the trade" presentation plus photos during the ERG Big Event. Read more

Cooley (MS’04) on CA Drought in NYT

“Folks realize we have now reached the limits of supply, so the focus is on demand.” Read more

Spotlight

Dr. Ray: What is community driven development?

Watch Dr. Isha Ray give advice for community driven development practitioners. Read more

Sailing for Climate Change

Watch ERG Ph.D. candidate, Jessica Reilly, as she sails along the Latin American coast, collecting stories on climate change. Read more