BERC Blog

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15 July 2015

C2M Opening for Architecture Student

Dear Graduate Students in Architecture, Join us in accelerating cleantech commercialization!

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12 May 2015

BERC Member Spotlight: Natalie Zhang

This week, we’re shining the spotlight on Natalie Zhang, BERC’s VP of Advertising and Social Media!

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4 May 2015

C2M – Grad applications due today!

Engineering, Science, Law, Policy, ERG and other graduate students interested in the Fall C2M course should apply now, like right now!!

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1 May 2015

Finding a Better Place to Dump

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.

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30 April 2015

SEED Energy Fair Showcases Local Student Science Projects

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!

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29 April 2015

Emergence of the Renewable Energy Era

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.

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29 April 2015

BERCFilm Recap: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

Last week, BERC and the Energy and Resources Group co-hosted a special film screening and discussion of Hayao Miyazaki’s NausicaƤ 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.

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28 April 2015

BERC Member Spotlight: Dan Aas

This week, we’re shining the spotlight on current BERC VP of Membership, Dan Aas!