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Grist Features ERG Climate Change Solutions

In a series titled “Hack­ing the Cli­mate,” the pop­u­lar online envi­ron­men­tal pub­li­ca­tion Grist will fea­ture arti­cles by ERG Pro­fes­sor John Harte and three ERG stu­dents who par­tic­i­pated in his course “Early Solu­tions: Sto­ries from the front­lines of the bat­tle against cli­mate change.” The ERG stu­dent con­tribut­ing authors are Tanya Dim­itrova, Sasha Harris-Lovett and Ben­jamin Man­del. Arti­cles will be rolled out through the week:


Obama’s Carbon Rules Bring Urban Flooding Closer to Home

“It seems as if after years of feet drag­ging the United States is finally will­ing to walk its cli­mate talk,” Dr. Malini Ran­ganathan (MS’05, PhD’10), Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor at Amer­i­can University.

Kammen on UC Climate Advisory Group

UC Pres­i­dent forms Global Cli­mate Lead­er­ship Coun­cil includ­ing UC pro­fes­sors and cli­mate experts.

Are Obama’s Carbon Rules Enough?
Power Plant by Thure Johnson (flickr)

The New York Times calls the EPA’s emis­sion pro­pos­als “mod­est.” Pro­fes­sor Dan Kam­men points out the challenge.

ERG Alum on the Executive Mansion’s Solar Installation

Watch White House sci­en­tists, includ­ing Dr. Cyrus Wadia (ERG MS’06, PhD’08), talk about the White House’s shift toward renewables.

Holdren on Climate Change in the USA

Watch Dr. John Hol­dren, Assis­tant to the Pres­i­dent for Sci­ence & Tech­nol­ogy and ERG Co-founder, dis­cuss the newly released National Cli­mate Assess­ment report.