ERG Professor Dan Kammen was recently featured on Al Jazeera article, discussing America’s progress towards building a greener economy. He emphasizes the impact political policies have against slowing climate change in the states.
“The 2020 election in the United States is absolutely critical, because we know on the climate side that we have very few years left to get on an innovative green energy path,” Kammen stated.
Read the full article here.
In a recent article for The Guardian, ERG Alumnus Zeke Hausfather speaks on climate predictions and adjusting forecasts for global warming — including the best and worst case scenarios.
ERG Alumna Sasha Harris-Lovett was recently featured in a San Francisco Chronicle article reporting traces of COVID-19 being found in the Yosemite National Park’s sewage. As the pandemic continues to spread, the article states that more and more communities are keeping watch for the virus in the wastewater.
ERG Alumnus Christopher Jones was recently featured on a New York Times article depicting communities facing a “double spikes of risk” from the Coronavirus and heat waves.
ERG Alumnus Zeke Hausfather recently published “Explainer: How the rise and fall of CO2 levels influenced the ice ages”, explaining the powerful influence CO2 levels had on the ice ages as well as the present age.
ERG PhD student Seigi Karaski co-authored a recently published research paper on the discovery of novel fungal species and pathogens on bat carcasses. The research focuses on the new fungal disease, explaining how it could potentially affect human and animal health. The research focuses on the scientific testing and analysis of the new fungus.
Summer 2020 registration is open! We will offer all of our courses through remote instruction for summer 2020 due to concerns about COVID-19. Interested students are encouraged to continue to register. Please note that two courses, Energy and Society (W100/W184) and Water and Sanitation Justice (W174) are already well-designed exclusively for online instruction. Register at […]