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The project focuses on improving water quality for people in developing areas where other water treatment methods are not applied consistently because of their cost, inconvenience, complexity, or energy requirements. The goal of the UV-Tube Project is to design and promote the UV-Tube—an affordable, simple, and easy to use household water disinfection device that uses ultraviolet (UV-C) light to inactivate pathogens.
The “KUUTE” stove, developed in Tanzania and made by local artisans, is twice as efficient as prevalent improved charcoal stoves. However, many well- engineered stoves have failed to impact livelihoods, as they are not adopted by households. The Blum Center is supporting research on cost-effective dissemination methods.
The UC Berkeley Focus the Nation team will invite local, state and federal political leaders and decision-makers to come to campus and participate in a non-partisan, round-table discussion of global warming. Student leaders are preparing breakout sessions to discuss all aspects of climate change and its connection with environmental sustainability at a policy and action level.
11AM-12PM: Climate Solutions – Institutional, Local, Individual
(Moderated by Prof. Dan Kammen, Energy and Resources Group)
With panelists from Cal Climate Action Partnership, City of Berkeley, Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative, Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Sustainability, and the Berkeley Institute of the Environment, and 1Sky
International House, University of California, Berkeley