News & Events

Dr. Holdren Handles House Climate Deniers

Dr. John P. Hol­dren, White House Sci­ence Adviser, appeared before the Republican-led House Com­mit­tee on Sci­ence, Space and Tech­nol­ogy on Wednes­day to talk about Pres­i­dent Obama’s plan to fight cli­mate change. Much of the dis­cus­sion cen­tered not around the details of the plan but the real­ity of cli­mate change.


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Kammen: UC Divestment is a “no-brainer”
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UC fac­ulty, alumni and stu­dent activists say it’s time to take divest­ment seri­ously. Pro­fes­sor Kam­men gives insight into why in the East Bay Express.

Schwarzenegger, Brown, Kammen: Fighting Fossil Fuel’s “Dark Shadow”
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Kam­men speaks at Schwarzenegger’s cli­mate pep rally where both par­ties agree that it’s time to fight the dark side.

Will Dr. Harte’s MaxEnt lead to a unified theory of ecology?
Quanta Magazine Harte by Ari Weinkle

“Max­Ent breaks every­thing that we ever thought about com­mu­ni­ties and species and ecology.”

ERG’s Woelfle-Erskine on Why Dams are Still an Issue
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“The fight is far from over as far as dams are concerned.”

Dr. Kammen on the Commitment Accounting Conversation in NYT
up4ever by Mike on Flickr

How should we count car­bon? New dia­logue on power plants sparked by recent Envi­ron­men­tal Research Let­ters paper.

Upcoming Events

ERG Colloquium: David Anthoff
September 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
110 Barrows Hall

Eco­nomic analy­sis of cli­mate change pol­icy: What deter­mines the social cost of carbon?

ERG Colloquium: Matthew Potts
October 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
110 Barrows Hall

Com­mu­ni­cat­ing Envi­ron­men­tal Risks: Are Ex-Ante Pre­dic­tions of Ben­e­fits and Costs Being Accu­rately Estimated?

Certificate Course: Economic Impact of Climate and Energy Policy
October 3 - 5

3-day cer­tifi­cate course offer­ing a prac­ti­cal per­spec­tive on the eco­nomic effects of cli­mate and energy policy.

ERG Colloquium: Alan Hastings
October 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
110 Barrows Hall

Early Warn­ing Signs and Crit­i­cal Tran­si­tions in Ecol­ogy: Corals, The­ory, Pit­falls, and Advances

ERG Colloquium: Adam French
October 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
110 Barrows Hall

Adam French is a Ciriacy-Wantrup Post­doc­toral Fel­low at the Energy and Resources Group.