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27 November 2012

BERC Marketing Year in Review

The BERC website, newsletter and social media have seen a significant increase in traffic this year. We are excited to see the BERC community continue to grow and look forward to seeing how next year’s leadership team can make these tools even better.

20 November 2012

Announcing the BERC 2013 co-presidents

Please join us in congratulating Grace Hsu and Abigail Tinker, who were recently elected BERC’s 2013 co-presidents! As 2012 draws to a close, we are elated to pass the torch to two such accomplished and visionary young leaders.

20 November 2012

Desalination and energy generation in one?

Chinese researchers have built a prototype of an invention that functions both as an electricity generator and a seawater desalination facility.


Beyond China: Carbon Tax in the Post-Sandy Economy

After China announced plans to implement its national carbon trading scheme last month, the carbon tax has caught global attention again in recent weeks following Hurricane Sandy on the Atlantic coast.

20 November 2012

Hurdles remain before China matches US in Natural Gas Developments

China has been making significant efforts to incorporate natural gas into its domestic energy portfolio. However, geography, inexperience, the need for capital and the lack of legal framework pose has hurdles that prevent China from mirroring the US natural gas boom.

19 November 2012

MIT Clean Energy Prize

Get involved in the largest student-led energy innovation competition in the world!

19 November 2012

Contest to name new energy efficiency research group

Help the Energy Institute at Haas and the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research name its new joint energy efficiency research group and win dinner with local representatives! Deadline Nov 30th

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19 November 2012

Chasing Ice screening

BERC has been offered complimentary tickets to a screening of Chasing Ice, a Sundance-Award Winning Film chronicling the effect of climate change on glaciers.