News & Events

ERG Alumni Gleick and Cooley: Water Experts to Watch on Climate and Energy

ERG alumni Peter Gleick (M.S. ’80, Ph.D. ’86) and Heather Cooley (M.S. ’04) are featured on NewsDeeply’s roundup of CA leaders at the nexus of water, energy and climate.

“I’m convinced that we’re moving toward a sustainable water future in California and globally. It will take a long time, but it’s inevitable,” Gleick told Water Deeply recently. “The challenge is how to make it happen faster and with less pain than following the old traditional approaches will produce.”

Read the full article here.


ERG Student Avila Receives Rosenfeld Fellowship

Congratulations to ERG postdoctoral fellow Nikky Avila, who was recently awarded the 2016 Rosenfeld Fellowship.

Alumni Spotlight: Ann Kinzig

Perhaps more than most alumni, Ann Kinzig’s intellectual path has traversed ERG’s interdisciplinary bounds, grappling with the physical, life and social science aspects of the world’s ecological and social problems during, and especially after, her time at ERG.

ERG PhD Jalel Sager: What Obama Should Do in Laos

ERG PhD candidate Jalel Sager, coauthored an article on President Obama’s visit to Laos this week.

ERG Alumnus Peter Gleick on California’s Drought

ERG Alumnus Peter Gleick comments for News Deeply on what makes California’s current drought different.

RAEL and GRID Alternatives Partner for Off-Grid Solar

  Solar Industry Magazine has announced a partnership between the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL) and nonprofit solar installer GRID Alternatives. RAEL is a unique new research, development, project implementation, and community outreach facility founded by ERG’s Daniel Kammen and is based at the University of California, Berkeley in the Energy and Resources Group and Department […]

Upcoming Events

THIMBY Tiny House Display at Homecoming
September 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
UC Berkeley Krober Plaza

THIMBY will be on campus this Friday for homecoming weekend. In order to complete their project in time, they need your’re help!

KWEKU OPOKU-AGYEMANG – Transparency, Governance and the Next-Generation of Accountability
October 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

SPEAKER: Kweku Opoku-Agyemang DATE: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 TIME: 4:00 P.M. PLACE: 126 Barrows Hall TITLE: Transparency, Governance and the Next-Generation of Accountability ABSTRACT: Can corporations be made responsible to citizens and stakeholders within the complex contexts of inequality and power? This lecture investigates how an innovative public policy platform promoted corporate accountability. BIOGRAPHY: Kweku Opoku-Agyemang is a Research Fellow with […]

October 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

SPEAKER: Kate O’Neil Professor UC Berkeley ESPM DATE: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 TIME: 4:00 P.M. PLACE: 126 Barrows Hall

COLLOQUIUM: Jessica Green
October 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

SPEAKER: Jessica Green CTO, Co-Founder, Board of Directors at Phylagen Professor University of Oregon DATE: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 TIME: 4:00 P.M. PLACE: 126 Barrows Hall

October 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

SPEAKER: John Chiang Professor UC Berkeley Geography DATE: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 TIME: 4:00 P.M. PLACE: 126 Barrows Hall