This week, we’re shining the spotlight on Natalie Zhang, BERC’s VP of Advertising and Social Media!
Engineering, Science, Law, Policy, ERG and other graduate students interested in the Fall C2M course should apply now, like right now!!
Berkeley Water Group IdeaLab (BWGIL) is partnering with researchers in the Berkeley School of Public Health and Pivot LTD, a waste-to-fuel startup company, to develop the hardware and local capacity needed to collect waste from informal communities in Kigali, Rwanda and turn it into renewable solid fuel.
Interested in an energy science outreach opportunity? Volunteers judges are needed for the annual SEED Energy Fair for elementary and high school students, which takes place on Saturday, May 2nd 2015 from 10:30 am-12:00 at the UC Berkeley Campanile Esplanade!
For the first time in history, renewable energy installations are outpacing new installations of fossil fuel based energy systems, even when accounting for the combined capacity of coal, oil and natural gas. Even though solar energy currently makes up less than 1% of the world’s global energy supply, the tides are changing in the favor of renewable energy technology.
Last week, BERC and the Energy and Resources Group co-hosted a special film screening and discussion of Hayao Miyazaki’s Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. The discussion centered around the environmental themes in the film, and was moderated by Professor John Wallace from the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures.
This week, we’re shining the spotlight on current BERC VP of Membership, Dan Aas!
This year’s BERC Resources Roundtable opened with an exciting keynote discussion about deforestation and climate change. Jeff Horowitz, an advocate for forests and a film producer, showed clips from Part 1 of his film “Years of Living Dangerously,” which demonstrates the direct and tremendous impact that land use has on the global climate.