News & Events

Cities as Building Blocks for Sustainable Societies

“Research at the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory [ERG Professor Daniel Kammen’s lab] at the University of California Berkeley highlights that while cities currently contribute to global climate change by emitting the majority of anthropogenic greenhouse gases, they could become the building blocks of sustainability. In this week’s inaugural special issue of Science Magazine on Sustainability Studies, Professor Daniel Kammen and Dr. Deborah Sunter [ERG Postdoctoral Scholar] explore the potential of using renewable energy technologies in urban areas to promote low-carbon, resilient, and livable cities.”

Read the full article on the College of Natural Resources website here.



ERG Alum Calls For Effective Groundwater Management

ERG alum Michael Kiparsky (MS ’04, PhD ’10) co-authored an opinion column in The Fresno Bee on the pressing need for fair and effective groundwater management agencies in California.

ERGie Wins Big Ideas Contest
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“ERG grad student Emily Woods took 2nd place in the ‘Scaling up Big Ideas’ category with her project ‘Feces to Fuel.'”

Kammen: Panelists Consider Potential of Nuclear Power As Climate Change Solution

ERG professor Dan Kammen spoke on a Cornell University panel on the potential of nuclear power to address global climate change.

ERG Grad Student in Journal of Geophysical Research

ERG graduate student Zeke Hausfather co-authored a research article in Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres

ERG Professor Dan Kammen speaks at Climate Change Symposium
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ERG professor Dan Kammen participated in a Climate Change Symposium on Friday, April 15, at a Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) lecture.

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UC Berkeley, Energy and Resource Group, Summer Sessions – 2016