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DECLARATION: OUR PLANET, OUR HEALTH, OUR RESPONSIBILITY This declaration is based on the data and concepts presented at the workshop: Some forms of pollution are part of people’s daily experience. Exposure to atmospheric pollutants produces a broad spectrum of health hazards, especially for the poor, and causes millions of premature deaths. People take sick, for […]
For the piece in Politico, click here. VATICAN CITY — California has opened a new front in its war on Donald Trump — the Vatican, where Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday sought to enlist the Catholic Church in his effort to undermine the president’s climate policies abroad. Brown, addressing a somber gathering of […]
March 22, 2017 Noah Kittner and Kensuke Yamaguchi For the article link in Nikkei Asia Review, click here. Hydropower threatens peace in Myanmar — but it doesn’t have to Dialogue, transparency and foreign support could help rebuild local trust Myanmar faces a critical moment for investment decision-making. The Barack Obama administration’s move to lift sanctions on the Southeast […]
Around the world, more than a billion people still lack access to electricity. This number is shrinking, down by one third since 2000, despite rising population levels, according to an International Energy Agency (IEA) special report on energy access, published today. The report says that while coal has supplied nearly half of the progress from […]
“Modeling system integration of variable renewable energies in an Integrated Assessment Model: the new version of the WITCH model” Samuel Carrara holds a Bachelor Degree and a Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Major: Energy and Mechanical Plants) and a PhD in Energy and Environmental Technologies, all from the University of Bergamo, Italy. After working as an engineer […]
Energy expert to speak at LWV holiday luncheon Energy expert Dr. Daniel Kammen, professor of energy at UC-Berkeley, will be guest speaker at the League of Women Voters of Piedmont annual holiday luncheon from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at Piedmont Community Hall, 711 Highland Ave.