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Norgaard: On the Front Lines of California Water Issues


ERG professor emeritus Richard Norgaard, discusses the three greatest threats to California’s water.

“Issue number one, one, and one is that a substantial portion of the acreage in agriculture is supported through groundwater overdraft, even in normal-rainfall years,” he says.

Read the whole article, featured in Breakthroughs magazine, here.


ERG PhDs: Making Powering Africa a Reality

ERG PhD students Ranjit Deshmukh and Grace Wu share their research on Africa’s leap toward clean and affordable energy with World Policy.

Kammen: Are Universities Making a Difference on Climate?

ERG Professor, Dan Kammen, comments on the impact University researchers have on Climate Change.

Shaw, ERG Alumna: Helping Agribusiness

Rebecca Shaw, MA 1992 Energy Resources Group, Ph.D. 1997 ERG, is featured in Berkeley’s College of Natural Resources Breakthroughs magazine.

Woods, ERG PhD on Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Emily Woods makes Forbes 30 Under 30 list for her leadership as co-founder of Sanivation, converting human waste into a sustainable fuel source. See the full story and the rest of the list here.

Jones & Kammen compare neighborhood footprints

The first-of-its-kind interactive map was produced by the University of California, Berkeley’s CoolClimate Network and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and covers census block groups –neighborhoods of several hundred to a few thousand households – in the nine-county area. Neighborhoods with relatively high emissions for any component of their carbon footprints show up […]

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