Do you have an impactful idea or a proposed solution that will help achieve economic and environment resilience?
The course asks students to explore how new biofuels can be developed that both reduce the emission of the greenhouse gases responsible for climate change AND minimize the impact of harmful chemicals on human health and ecosystems.
One hour of lecture followed by an hour of active discussion each week. Lectures will be given by researchers and practitioners actively working in the expanding arena of climate change and public health, either in California or internationally.
We revisit some of our favorite articles published on the BERC website in 2012, selected by the contributors themselves.
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.
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.
Chinese researchers have built a prototype of an invention that functions both as an electricity generator and a seawater desalination facility.
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.