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Scenarios to decarbonize residential water heating in California
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New paper look­ing at the oppor­tu­ni­ties for dra­matic decar­boniza­tion of water heat­ing, pub­lished in Energy Pol­icy, by joint RAEL–Lawrence Berke­ley National Lab­o­ra­tory team, Shuba Ragha­van, Max Wei & Dan Kammen.

Actualizing the Vision of Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home
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Actu­al­iz­ing the Vision of Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Com­mon Home  Round­table at the Pon­tif­i­cal Acad­emy of Sci­ences Novem­ber 2, 2016   On the Vat­i­can web­site: click here.   Laudato Si’ is a pow­er­ful text, polit­i­cal and poetic, and deeply inspir­ing.  It addresses the most crit­i­cal issues of our time in vision and sub­stance.  It […]

Ecoblock featured in “The Promise of Berkeley”

  Fea­tured in June 2017 The Promise of Berke­ley The EcoBlock web­site is here. And also fea­tured in Sci­en­tific American.

International team publishes “Three years to safeguard our climate” in Nature
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Key quote:   “The fossil-​​​​free econ­omy is already prof­itable.”   To access this paper at the Nature web­site, click here. To access this paper and sup­port­ing mate­ri­als from the RAEL web­site, click here.  

Sustainable Design of Communities, in Scientific American
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Sus­tain­able Design of Com­mu­ni­ties: Mov­ing beyond a focus on solar roofs for single-​​​​family homes, ambi­tious projects are attempt­ing to join blocks of build­ings into sus­tain­able units  Pub­lished in Sci­en­tific Amer­i­can and in the RAEL pub­li­ca­tions list here. June 26, 2017 Mov­ing beyond a focus on solar roofs for single-​​​​family homes, ambi­tious projects are attempt­ing to join blocks of build­ings into sus­tain­able units […]

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