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    BERC Cleanweb Hackathon 2.0: Smarter Sprinkler Saves water and takes top prize

    At BERC’s second annual “cleanweb” hackathon this past weekend, hackers came together to produce four new apps to help analyze and reduce home water consumption, food-related water footprints, and commercial building energy consumption.

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    Spring BERC is Here

    Spring BERC has finally arrived. The BERC Resources Roundtable and Cleanweb Hackathon 2.0 are coming up this week. Bring your energy and resourcefulness to these great events.

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    In the midst of dry

    This year the Resources Roundtable brings together thought leaders, climate scientists, water managers, rights activists and businesses to engage in focused discussions on the topic “California in Drought: Challenges and Opportunities.”

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    BERCShop: South Asian Energy and Environment Nexus

    Come learn about recent energy and environment research concerning these ongoing changes in South Asia! This event brings together three speakers with unique backgrounds and experiences to give us a glimpse of the multifaceted energy trends in the subcontinent.

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    Top five reasons to attend BERC Cleanweb Hackathon 2.0

    Calling all developers, designers, data scientists, entrepreneurs, and energy & water gurus! The BERC Cleanweb Hackathon 2.0 will take place April 18-20, hosted by CITRIS in Sutardja Dai Hall.

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22 April 2014

BERC Cleanweb Hackathon 2.0: Smarter Sprinkler Saves water and takes top prize

At BERC’s second annual “cleanweb” hackathon this past weekend, hackers came together to produce four new apps to help analyze and reduce home water consumption, food-related water footprints, and commercial building energy consumption.

A Game of Blogs
22 April 2014

A Game of Blogs – Spring 2014 Coronation

The Spring 2014 edition of the Game of Blogs is coming to a close with the Semester Coronation on Tuesday, April 29th at 7.00 pm in C335 at the Haas School of Business.

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22 April 2014

BERC Resources Roundtable 2014: Keynote Address by David Sedlak

Is California’s drought a window of opportunity for the fourth revolution in urban water? David Sedlak raised this pertinent question during his keynote address at the 2014 BERC Resources Roundtable on California’s Drought: Challenges and Opportunities.

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22 April 2014

California’s Toxic Taps

Everyone knows there’s a drought. We read about it in the news, we see dramatic photos of dry riverbeds, we marvel at the lack of rain. Less visible though, is another problem, a big problem. Currently 1 million Californians in marginalized communities do not have access to clean water.

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22 April 2014

BERC Resource Roundtable 2014: A Perpetual Drought

From the first panel in BERC Resources Roundtable 2014, we learned that there is not a direct linkage between water demand and population growth. If managed carefully, slow and strategic growth can coincide with even a decline in water demand.

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22 April 2014

BERC Resource Roundtable 2014: Regional Drought, Local Impacts

The second panel of the BERC Resources Roundtable 2014 focused on how the California drought is affecting communities, consumers and business on a local level. The panel, moderated by UC Berkeley Professor Isha Ray, featured representatives from the public sector as well as the private sector.

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