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Proceedings of the National Academy publishes our critique of “WWS” model
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Our paper now avail­able from the Pro­ceed­ings of the National Acad­emy of Sci­ences: Pre­vi­ous analy­ses have found that the most fea­si­ble route to a low-​​​​carbon energy future is one that adopts a diverse port­fo­lio of tech­nolo­gies. In con­trast, Jacob­son et al. (2015) con­sider whether the future pri­mary energy sources for the United States could be nar­rowed to […]

Student Spotlight: Brooke Maushund
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This pro­file of ERG under­grad­u­ate con­cen­tra­tor and RAEL stu­dent Brooke Maushund, appeared in the Col­lege of Nat­ural Resources newslet­ter here. Best study spot on cam­pus? I’ve spent a lot of time on the 4th floor of CITRIS, but East Asian Library has been my stead­fast home — you can’t beat those giant glass walls. Best Cal […]

KQED Forum: California Defiant as President Trump Withdraws from Paris Climate Accord
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    Forum with Michael Krasny — Fri­day, June 2: Lis­ten live or down­load the pod­cast   “Trump is AWOL but Cal­i­for­nia is on the field, ready for bat­tle.” That’s how Cal­i­for­nia gov­er­nor Jerry Brown responded to Pres­i­dent Trump’s announce­ment Thurs­day that the United States will pull out of the 2015 Paris Cli­mate Agree­ment. Governor […]

RAEL Holds First Experts Workshop on the Peace Renewable Energy Credit
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May 1, 2017, San Fran­cisco — The Pro­gram on Con­flict, Cli­mate Change and Green Devel­op­ment, part of UC Berkeley’s Renew­able and Appro­pri­ate Energy Lab­o­ra­tory, con­vened on April 28, 2017, the first of two expert work­shops on the Peace Renew­able Energy Credit (PREC). A newly devel­oped financ­ing mech­a­nism, the PREC is designed to encour­age renew­able energy investment […]

Kosovo must do more for renewables, European Union says
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April 27, 2017, PV News. Kosovo must do more for renew­ables, Euro­pean Union says Cit­ing a RAEL study, authored by Noah Kit­tner and Daniel Kam­men along with col­leagues from KOSID in Kosovo, the Euro­pean Com­mis­sion has said that Kosovo’s gov­ern­ment needs to increase efforts to improve its energy sys­tem, and to pro­vide more sup­port for renew­ables, although […]

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