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Affiliated Faculty

ERG has a small core faculty but a much larger group (100+) of affiliated faculty. Affiliated faculty are based in other departments on campus or at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and share ERG’s commitment to shared learning and interdisciplinary work.  They are advisors, mentors, or employers to ERG students, and serve on master’s project, […]

Faculty by Primary Interest

Areas of Interest Climate Change Ecology Energy Governance Water International Climate Change ERG CORE David Anthoff David Anthoff is an environmental economist who studies climate change and environmental policy. He co-develops the integrated assessment model FUND that is used widely in academic research and in policy analysis John Harte John Harte’s research interests span ecological […]

Minor/Certificate in Sustainability — Courses

Summer Curriculum ERG’s minor and certificate require the same 15 total units of coursework, which can be completed in either one or two summers. UC Berkeley undergraduates may elect to take Energy and Society (ENERES C100 or PUBPOL C184) either in the summer or the fall. All other courses will be offered during the summer […]

Summer-Only Minor and Certificate

SUMMER-ONLY MINOR/CERTIFICATE IN SUSTAINABILITY Whatever direction your studies take you in, the Minor or Certificate in Sustainability will equip you with tools to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing the world today. This program offers a practical and relevant interdisciplinary approach at the intersection of environmental, economic, social, political, and cultural issues. ERG’s […]

Students

Stephen Jarvis

MS, PhD

Stephen is an MS/PHD student at the Energy and Resources Group. He came to Berkeley after three years working for Ofgem, the UK’s energy regulator. Stephen is currently working on a project to create a dataset mapping global energy consumption at fine spatial scales. He is also interested in conducting research on wholesale electricity market […]

Seigi Karasaki

MS, PhD

Seigi’s primary research focus is on the intersection of drinking water access, social justice, institutional capacity, and individual agency. He holds a B.A. in East Asian Studies from UCLA (2011) and an M.A. in International Studies from the University of Tokyo (2013). In the past, Seigi was: a TEDx organizer in Japan; a graduate intern […]

José Daniel Lara

MS, PhD

Jose Daniel was born in San José Costa Rica, received his B.Sc. and Licentiate in Electrical Engineering from the University of Costa Rica in 2009 and 2012 respectively, his M.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada in 2014, and his M.S. in Energy and Resources from the University of […]

Alumni

Sam Arons

MS

Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles, Climate Change, and Energy Security:  The Cost-Effectiveness of an Emerging Technology (’07 MS)

Frank Carroll

PhD

Farm-level Agricultural Energy Technologies in an Egyptian Village: Engineering and Socio-Economic Characteristics and Consequences in the Context of the Political Economy of Food Security (94 PhD)

Monkgogi Otlhogile

MA

Monkgogi (who goes by MK) was born and raised in Botswana and recently graduated cum laude with her BA from Scripps College in Environment, Economics, and Politics. Personally, MK has worked extensively with and for underrepresent students in higher education through numerous leadership roles, mentorships, and volunteering opportunities. Access to and visibility of underrepresented students […]

News

Misplaced Praise – How Kosovo Took a Step in the Wrong Direction

The U.S. government recently congratulated the government of Kosovo for signing a contract with American multi-national corporation Contour Global to build a new 500 MW coal-fired power plant. Kosovo highlights the potential of this plant to relieve a long history of energy insecurity, and provide for better health and economic prosperity. However, ERG Chair Dan […]

Feeding people on our stressed planet will require a “revolution”

ERG Professor John Harte was featured on Environmental Health News speaking of how the implementation of sustainable energy will play an important role in future food security.

Profs. Leach & Ray Launch UN Gender Equality Report

Dr. Isha Ray at UN Headquarters discussing report on gender equality.

Holdren Sets New Course for US Energy

President Obama's top science advisor and ERG Co-founder, John Holdren, is confident that America's next energy plan "will make a difference."

Events

Summer Sessions: CALIFORNIA WATER
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July 2 @ 12:00 pm - August 10 @ 4:00 pm PDT
ERG ANNUAL LECTURE: Jonathan Foley
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April 9, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST
Colloquium: Per Peterson
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April 1, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PST
ERG Colloquium: Itay Fishhendler
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October 22, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PST

Topic Links

Ian Hoffman

Optimal Renewable Power and Synergism on the Western Interconnect (’09 MS)