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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, […]

Who We Are

A Brief History of ERG For thirty years, the Energy and Resources Group (ERG) at the University of California, Berkeley has provided its outstanding graduate students and exceptional faculty the scholarly conditions in which to:  study the environmental sciences, analyze the social causes of our energy and environmental problems, undertake field research in a variety […]

Students

Frank Errickson

MS, PhD

Frank grew up on the central New Jersey coast, completing a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Environmental Policy & Sustainability from the Richard Stockton College. He went on to earn an M.A. from Columbia University’s Climate and Society Program, focusing on atmospheric science and international economic development. Upon graduation Frank worked on […]

Alumni

Christopher Jones

MS, PhD

Chris Jones is lead developer at the CoolClimate Network, an applied research consortium at UC Berkeley’s Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory that supports the development of comprehensive, socially integrated carbon footprint management tools and programs for individuals, schools, businesses and communities. His primary research interests intersect the fields of industrial ecology, environmental psychology, and climate […]

Renee Kuriyan Wittemyer

MA, PhD

"23% fewer women than men are online in developing countries. If no concerted effort is taken, that internet gap is going to grow. When women see role models—people doing things—it enables them and empowers them to think, 'Well, I can do that as well.' And, accessing the internet and using technologies exposes them to an entirely new world," says ERG Alum, Dr. Renee (Kuriyan) Wittemyer. She is Intel's Director of Social Impact.

News

Study: Non-Whites More Exposed to Environmental Hazards

ERG doctoral student, Lara Cushing, discusses environmental hazards affecting minorities.

Profs. Leach & Ray Launch UN Gender Equality Report

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

50% of U.S. household carbon footprint Suburban sprawl

Chris Jones (ERG PhD) and Prof. Dan Kammen point out that U.S. households are responsible for about 20% of annual worldwide greenhouse gas emissions, which are driving climate change.

Events

COLLOQUIUM: Christopher Jerde
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January 27, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
COLLOQUIUM: James Rising
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September 2, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Colloquium: Julian Fulton
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April 8, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Colloquium: Scott Moura
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March 4, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Candidate Teaching Talk: Dr. Lara Kueppers
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February 5, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WEDNESDAY Colloquium: Dr. Lara Kueppers
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February 4, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
ERG Colloquium: Alan Hastings
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October 8, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
ERG Colloquium: Chris Jones
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September 10, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Topic Links

Lee Wexler

Population Growth, Global Warming, and the Carbon Externality to Childbearing (’95 M.S.)