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ERG Professor Emeritus John Holdren on Trump Administration Climate Policy

ERG Professor Emeritus of the Energy & Resources Group John Holdren is featured in the Cape Cod Wave regarding his background before he was appointed senior science advisor to the Obama administration.

The article also covers his stance on President Trump’s plans for climate policy. Less than two weeks after leaving his job at the White House, Holdren commented, “If the Trump administration tries to back away from the Obama agenda of clean energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, I assure you there will be strong pushback.”

Read the full story here.

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Art Rosenfeld, Friend of ERG and Pioneer of Energy Efficiency, Passes Away at 90

Arthur Hinton Rosenfeld, a close friend to many in the ERG community, passed away Friday, January 27, 2017. He was 90 years old. “Art Rosenfeld helped make California the world leader in energy efficiency,” said Gov. Jerry Brown in a statement. “His path-breaking ideas transformed our energy sector from one of massive waste to increasingly […]

Kammen Comments on What’s at Stake as Trump Takes Aim at Clean Energy Research

ERG professor Dan Kammen commented in this MIT Technology Review article on reports that the Trump administration intends to shut down or slash resources for select Department of Energy programs.

ERG Postdoctoral Researcher Cohen – Water Treatment Methods in Rural China

ERG postdoctoral researcher Alasdair Cohen (Ph.D. ’16) is featured in Thriving Earth Exchange on his collaboration with government health researchers to better understand water treatment methods in rural China.

NOAA Was Right, No Pause in Global Warming Says ERG Grad Student Hausfather

A controversial paper published two years ago that concluded there was no detectable slowdown in ocean warming over the previous 15 years — widely known as the “global warming hiatus” — has now been confirmed using independent data in research led by researchers from UC Berkeley and Berkeley Earth.

Introducing New ERG Faculty Lara Kueppers

The Energy and Resources Group is delighted to announce the arrival of new core faculty member Lara Kueppers.

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ANDREW MCALLISTER – Zero Net Energy Buildings and the Art of Energy Policy
March 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Zero Net Energy Buildings and the Art of Energy Policy

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COLLOQUIUM: Robert Lempert
March 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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SPEAKER: Robert Lempert DATE: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 TIME: 4:00-5:30 PM PLACE: 126 Barrows Hall TITLE: TBD  

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CARLA PETERMAN – Pass-Through of Solar PV Incentives to Consumers: The Early Years of California’s Solar PV Incentives
March 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Pass-Through of Solar PV Incentives to Consumers: The Early Years of California’s Solar PV Incentives

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COLLOQUIUM: Terry Deacon
March 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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SPEAKER: Terry Deacon DATE: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 TIME: 4:00-5:30 PM PLACE: 126 Barrows

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COLLOQUIUM: Nate Aden
April 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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SPEAKER: Nate Aden DATE: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 TIME: 4:00-5:30 PM PLACE: 126 Barrows