News & Events

ERG Professor Harte For Interconnectedness in Support System Reforms

ERG Professor John Harte recently published an article on Environmental Health News giving a roadmap on how to utilize the interconnectedness that is spurring catastrophe to instead promote health and sustainability.

“In the current pandemic, huge gaps in the U.S. public health and medical support system, including gaps in access to affordable medical care and a scarcity of hospital facilities to treat Covid-19 victims, may be leading to the potential collapse of our economy, including our food, transportation, education, and social welfare systems, as well as our capacity to prevent or treat the disease itself.”

To read the full article, click here.


Community Forum Webinar Features Kammen to Discuss COVID-19 and the Climate Crisis

On Tuesday, March 31, 4:30 – 6:00 pm, Fossile Free California will be hosting a community forum on COVID-19 and the climate crisis. This live webinar features ERG Professor Dan Kammen, who will be presenting his views on how the current global pandemic intersects with the climate crisis.

ERG Alumni Gleick and Cooley Link Clean Water Access to Coronavirus Prevention

In an article titled “Hand-washing is critical in the fight against coronavirus, but what if you don’t have safe water?” published by The Hill, authors ERG Alumni Peter Gleick and Heather Cooley highlight the critical need to increase clean water access in America in order to protect families from the Coronavirus and lack of drinkable water.

Creating a Green Solution⁠— Kammen Contributes to Proposed Coronavirus Bill

ERG professor Dan Kammen has recently joined a group of progressive policymakers to create green policy proposals that includes an economic stimulus package. The bill aims to help the nation recover from the coronavirus pandemic while simultaneously combating climate change.

Scientific American Cites ERG Alumnus Jones on How Coronavirus Impacts CO2 Emissions

ERG alumnus Christopher Jones was recently cited in both Scientific American and Global News articles.  In both articles, he discusses how Coronavirus is effecting global carbon emissions and the general environment.

Kammen Deems Biden’s Climate Plans as “Not Ambitious Enough”

ERG Professor Dan Kammen was recently cited on The New Republic for an article titled “Joe Biden’s Sketchy Climate Record”.

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CANCELLED: ERG 26th Annual Lecture with Naomi Oreskes
April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
Sibley Auditorium

The Energy and Resources Group is delighted to present Naomi Oreskes as speaker for the 26th Annual Lecture on Energy and Environment.