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RAEL and ICCCAD Launch Study of Renewable Energy Resources in Bangladesh
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To access the RAEL and Inter­na­tional Cen­tre for Cli­mate Change and Devel­op­ment report: click here. The direct URL is: https://​drive​.google​.com/​f​i​le/d/​16UP5MvCaWfnsiO7TPUFiqKE6GyYchmcT/view?usp=sharing An Op Ed sum­ma­riz­ing this report appeared in the Dhaka Daily Star: click here to access.      

The superior choice: Bangladesh and India should build solar farms, not coal plants, on both sides of the border

Dr Saleemul Huq and Daniel Kam­men For a pdf of this arti­cle, access the RAEL pub­li­ca­tions page link: or just click here. Last week, Bangladesh’s Power Devel­op­ment Board (PDB) and India’s National Ther­mal Power Cor­po­ra­tion (NTPC) announced that they will form a com­mit­tee to decide whether to build a large coal plant or solar farm in India […]

Congratulations and best of luck to Jacob Straus — energy access Fulbright Semi-​​Finalist

Jacob Straus, class of UCB 2016 with an ERG Minor, has been selected as a semi­fi­nal­ist for a Ful­bright research grant. If awarded the grant, he will travel to India to per­form a sur­vey of rural com­mu­ni­ties tar­geted by energy access ini­tia­tives, includ­ing national grid con­nec­tion, com­mu­nity solar micro­grids and small-​​​​scale hydro. Jacob grad­u­ated with degrees […]

Trump ha cruzado ampliamente la línea del ‘impeachment”
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Experto en energía. Durante dos décadas fue el envi­ado espe­cial para la cien­cia del Depar­ta­mento de Estado de EE UU, pero ante la nueva Admin­is­tración este cat­e­drático pre­sentó una son­ada dimisión PABLO XIMÉNEZ DE SANDOVAL El pro­fe­sor Daniel Kam­men ha ejer­cido durante dos décadas en un puesto no remu­ner­ado lla­mado Envi­ado Espe­cial para la Cien­cia del […]

UCBerkeley-​​Tech de Monterrey Team Win Global Sustainability Competition

Ser­gio Castel­lanos, along­side a team of researchers from UC Berke­ley, in part­ner­ship with the Insti­tuto Nacional de Ecología y Cam­bio Climático (INECC), and Waze, took home the grand prize at the Data for Cli­mate Action (D4CA) chal­lenge at an event dur­ing COP23, a United Nations cli­mate change con­fer­ence held in Bonn, Ger­many. The chal­lenge, launched ear­lier this year by United Nation’s […]

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Feb. 21, 2018 — RAEL Seminar: Jit Bhattacharya, will speak on “Solar Home Systems 2.0: How cleantech & fintech are changing African rural electrification”
February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
310 Barrows Hall

Mr. Jit Bhat­tacharya has been Chief Tech­nol­ogy Offi­cer at Fenix Inter­na­tional Inc. since July 2017. Mr. Bhat­tacharya served as Pres­i­dent and Chief Exec­u­tive Offi­cer of Mis­sion Motor Com­pany until 2014 and pre­vi­ously served as its Chief Oper­at­ing Offi­cer. He has more than 10 years’ of expe­ri­ence in energy stor­age sys­tems and prod­uct devel­op­ment. Prior to accepting […]

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The Natural History Museum and the Future of Nature with Beka Economopoulos and Dan Kammen
February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
BERKELEY ART MUSEUM & PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE

ABOUT THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM (http://​then​at​u​ral​his​to​ry​mu​seum​.org/​a​b​o​ut/)
Launched in Sep­tem­ber, 2014, The Nat­ural His­tory Museum is a mobile and pop-​​up museum that offers exhi­bi­tions, expe­di­tions, edu­ca­tional work­shops, and pub­lic pro­gram­ming. Unlike tra­di­tional nat­ural his­tory muse­ums, it makes a point to include and high­light the socio-​​political forces that shape nature.

The museum’s pro­grams appear within estab­lished art, sci­ence and nat­ural his­tory muse­ums, in its 15-​​passenger mobile museum bus, and online at http://​then​at​u​ral​his​to​ry​mu​seum​.org. The Nat­ural His­tory Museum is a mem­ber of the Amer­i­can Alliance of Muse­ums and the Asso­ci­a­tion of Sci­ence and Tech­nol­ogy Cen­ters. The museum is a project of Not An Alter­na­tive, a col­lec­tive of artists, sci­en­tists, his­to­ri­ans, the­o­rists, and activists.

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