Gonzalez, an associate adjunct professor in ESPM, brings advanced climate change science capabilities and an international perspective to the Institute.
Tim Bowles recognized for climate change leadership
The ESPM professor and Co-Director of the Berkeley Food Institute received the Climate Leadership Award at the 7th California Climate and Agriculture Summit.
Climate change threatens Sierra Nevada stream ecosystems
A team of University of California scientists found that high-mountain streams may be more vulnerable to droughts and heatwaves than previously thought.
Collective action and cooperation among users of common-pool resources
A new study co-authored by Paolo D’Odorico assesses how shared goals and information on resource levels can encourage cooperation and reduce resource depletion.
Agriculture and the Social Cost of Carbon
ARE professor Maximilian Auffhammer breaks down how a new major study on global climate damages shows significant impacts to agriculture.
Daniel Nomura recognized by National Cancer Institute
The NST professor will be named a 2022 Outstanding Investigator for advancing cancer druggability.
Study highlights the complexity of dryland dynamics under a changing climate
ESPM Professor Paolo D’Odorico is co-author of a review published in today the journal Nature Climate Change.
John Coates honored by the American Society for Microbiology
Coates, a professor in PMB and head of the Energy and Biosciences Institute, was recognized for improving scientific understanding of microbes in the environment.
What is the Just Energy Transition?
Energy and Resources Group professor Dan Kammen breaks down how social, racial, and gender justice are reshaping the climate and political landscape.
Widespread forest disturbances hold potentially grave consequences for wildlife
A new study by Rausser College faculty and the U.S. Forest Service suggests mature forest habitats in California may be susceptible to complete loss without intervention.
Alexii Sigona named Local Hero by the Bay Nature Institute
Sigona, an ESPM graduate student and member of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, was recognized for his community involvement and research on Indigenous land access and collaborative stewardship
UC Berkeley takes the top spot in QS’ first-ever sustainability rankings
Berkeley was ranked first out of 700 global institutions for overall impact and received perfect scores on its environmental and social impact rankings.
Women in STEM seminar series: Cecilia Martinez-Gomez
Martinez-Gomez, an assistant professor in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, breaks down her research on bacterial metabolism and offers career advice for aspiring scientists.
The case against deep-sea mining
ERG professor Dan Kammen and Sylvia Earle, former chief scientist of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, call for a moratorium on deep seabed mining.
Africa needs country-specific narratives for a clean energy future
Recent research co-authored by ERG professor Dan Kammen calls for a shift in how politicians, funders, and researchers address the energy transition in the African continent.
Building community through open dialogue
The Department of Plant and Microbial Biology’s Directed Conversations allow for discussion and connection on the topics of racial justice and discrimination, belonging, and equity and inclusion.
Rausser College students pack the crowd at live event with Kamala Harris
The vice president spoke on climate action at an event in San Francisco earlier this week.
Like the Borg of Star Trek, these ‘aliens’ assimilate DNA from other microbes
A type of transferrable DNA structure recently identified by ESPM and PMB researchers appears to play a role in balancing atmospheric methane.
Recent photography exhibition features work by ESPM graduate student
PhD candidate Vera Chang merges empirical research with participatory photojournalism.
Does Better Information Increase Fishery Profits?
ARE researchers recently found that better information about the location and size of fish populations would decrease profits for the world's largest fishery.