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.
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!
For the first time, the UC Berkeley Energy and Resources Group (ERG) is offering its most popular courses for Summer Sessions! Several of these courses meet requirements for the Energy and Resources Minor and other degree programs, both undergraduate and graduate. Contact you advisor or ERG for information.
" To make these goals happen, we are going to have to get out the front and not be interesting analysts, but, trailing the charge, we are going to have to lead the charge." - Dan Kammen Read more
"Nuclear wins the physics story, but nuclear fails the systems story." - Dan Kammen Read more
ERG Professor Isha Ray discusses health, development and poverty in a panel discussion at the India under Modi Conference. Read more
The Energy and Resources Group hosted its 22nd Annual Lecture on Energy and the Environment on April 7th with ERG Professor Emeritus Richard Norgaard Read more
ERG PhD student Zeke Hausfather was recently featured in a Yale Climate Connection video, which analyzes the accuracy of satellite and surface temperatures. Read more