ERG professor Dan Kammen authored a guest blog post for the Scientific American on different strategies proposed by the Democratic and Republican Parties to address global warming.
Kammen argues that though these two plans are dramatically different, “the home run strategy for American job creation and industrial leadership is to implement both the Clean Power Plan and the Carbon Dividend Plan.”
Read the full article in Scientific American.
Last week, ERG PhD student José Daniel Lara spoke in Costa Rica at the TEDx Pura Vida 2017 event. Lara’s talk focused on the urgency for Costa Rica to integrate solar energy to power daily life. He added that the country has the potential to take the lead in renewable energy because. He explained, “In the 20th century, Costa Rica […]
ERG Professor Emeritus John Holdren is featured in the Cape Cod Wave.
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 […]
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 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.
Taking the Man out of Manufacturing: The Role of Industrial Transformation in Addressing Climate Change
SPEAKER: Arlie Hochschild, Professor Emeritus, Sociology, UC Berkeley DATE: Thursday, April 6th 2017 TIME: 5:30– 6:30pm, followed by Q & A to 7pm LOCATION: Sibley Auditorium, inside Bechtel Engineering Center, UC Berkeley TITLE: Pollution, the Political Divide and the Possibility of Common Ground ARLIE RUSSELL HOCHSCHILD is one of the most influential sociologists of her generation. She […]
Limits without Scarcity, or Why Malthus was Wrong
SPEAKER: Jeni Miller DATE: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 TIME: 4:00-5:30 PM PLACE: 126 Barrows