News & Events

Professor Ray & Team Selected for 2014 Obama-Singh Award

Obama Singh (US Embassy, New Delhi)


A team of UC Berke­ley fac­ulty mem­bers led by ERG Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor Isha Ray and ERG affil­i­ate Pro­fes­sor Kara Nel­son of Envi­ron­men­tal Engi­neer­ing has been selected for the Obama-Singh 21st Cen­tury Knowl­edge Ini­tia­tive Award of 2014. Con­tinue Reading…


Upcoming Certificate Course on Economic Impact of Climate and Energy Policy
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3-day cer­tifi­cate course Oct 3–5, offer­ing a prac­ti­cal per­spec­tive on the eco­nomic effects of cli­mate and energy policy.

Dr. Kammen Comments on Air Carbon Plastic on CBS

“What’s excit­ing here is if you can cap­ture car­bon out of the air…”

Grist Features ERG Climate Change Solutions
Island Nation of Kiribati Affected by Climate Change

Pro­fes­sor John Harte and three ERG stu­dents are “Hack­ing the Cli­mate” with fea­tured arti­cles in the pop­u­lar online publication.

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.

Upcoming Events

ERG Colloquium: Paulina Jaramillo
September 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
110 Barrows Hall

What is “socket” par­ity and is rooftop solar PV there yet with­out subsidies?

ERG Colloquium: Chris Jones
September 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
110 Barrows Hall

Chris Jones is lead devel­oper at the Cool­Cli­mate Net­work and a Ph.D. can­di­date in the Energy and Resources Group.

ERG Colloquium: Debbie Cheng
September 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
110 Barrows Hall

The Pol­i­tics of Pipes: Water and the “Mod­ern Infra­struc­tural Ideal” in Manila and L.A.

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

Dr. David Antoff is Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor in the Energy and Resources Group focused on envi­ron­men­tal eco­nom­ics, pol­icy and cli­mate change.

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?