BERC Blog

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4 December 2012

CALL FOR SOLUTIONS – Deadline Extended

Do you have an impactful idea or a proposed solution that will help achieve economic and environment resilience?

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3 December 2012

Spring Course: Green Chemistry

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.

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30 November 2012

Spring Course: Global Environmental Change for Health Scientists

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.

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27 November 2012

Best of the BERC blog 2012

We revisit some of our favorite articles published on the BERC website in 2012, selected by the contributors themselves.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.