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 Admissions

The online appli­ca­tion for Fall 2015 admis­sion to ERG’s grad­u­ate pro­grams will be avail­able Sep­tem­ber 2, 2014. The dead­line for fil­ing appli­ca­tions is Fri­day, Decem­ber 5, 2014.  Appli­ca­tions for the con­cur­rent degree pro­grams with the Gold­man School of Pub­lic Pol­icy are due Tues­day, Decem­ber 2, 2014. Admis­sions deci­sions will be announced by March 1, 2015. ERG admits stu­dents only in the Fall term. You can learn more about the grad­u­ate pro­grams at UC Berke­ley and access the appli­ca­tion on the Grad­u­ate Divi­sion web­site here. For more infor­ma­tion on ERG Admis­sions for Prospec­tive Stu­dents, see here.

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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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ERG Colloquium: Alastair Iles
December 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Sur­vey­ing the Pol­i­tics of Urgent Tran­si­tions: The Indus­trial Food Sys­tem as a Case

News

Apte & Team Find Alarming Pollution Levels

ERG alum measures air quality while riding rickshaws in Delhi. Read more

Prof. John Harte Named AAAS Fellow

For distinguished contributions to environmental sciences Read more

3 Generations of ERGies Converge in Delhi

UCB faculty, staff and alumni meet Dr. John Holdren at the India-US Science and Technology Summit in New Delhi. Read more

New Climate Policy Course at ERG

In Spring 2015, ERG offers an interdisciplinary, graduate-level survey of historical & current efforts to regulate GHG emissions in the US. Read more

Spotlight

Starting Today #AskDrH Anything about Climate Change

President Obama's Science Adviser and ERG Co-Founder Dr. John Holdren wants to set the record straight. Read more

A lunch experiment on cookstoves

Pierce Gordon, ERG affiliates and others in Development Engineering's new class talk about cookstoves Read more