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<< Week of February 02 >>

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

2020 William Main Seminar Series - Investing in Global Forest Restoration: Opportunities and Challenges: Mobilizing Institutional Capital for Forest Restoration Investments

Seminar | February 4 | 4-5:15 p.m. | B100 Blum Hall

 Dr. Clark Binkley, Managing Director, International Forestry Investment Advisors LLC

 Berkeley Forests

Recent research has identified forest restoration as having great potential to mitigate global climate change, but realizing this potential requires vast areas of suitable land, large sums of capital, and incentives for landowners to invest in forests instead of other land uses. The 2020 William Main Seminar Series examines opportunities and challenges associated with global forest restoration....   More >

 

  RSVP by emailing Rachelle Hedges at rachelle.hedges@berkeley.edu by February 4.

Engineers for a Sustainable World Infosession

Information Session | February 4 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | 310 Soda Hall

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Hear about our current projects, joining ongoing projects, and forming new teams for sustainability!

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Matrix On Point: The Fate of the Forests

Panel Discussion | February 5 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 820 Barrows Hall

 Nancy Peluso, Henry J. Vaux Distinguished Professor of Forest Policy, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management; Christopher Lesser, Graduate Student, Institute of International Studies; Stephanie Postar, Post-Doctoral Researcher, UC Berkeley Department of Geography

 Social Science Matrix

The destruction of the world's forests has had massive environmental impacts, contributing to unprecedented losses in biodiversity around the world. The recent, catastrophic fires in the Amazon rainforest, the so-called lungs of our planet, were started by developers seeking to profit from the cultivation of crops, mining, logging, and grazing on the land and drive away the indigenous peoples who...   More >

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Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: Kustu Lecture: Bacterial body building: mechanisms and consequences of Helicobacter pylori morphology

Seminar | February 5 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Nina Salama, Director, Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) Graduate Program, Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center

 Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Dr. Nina Salama studies Helicobacter pylori, a stomach bacterium that infects half the world’s population and is associated with ulcers and gastric cancer — the third leading cancer killer worldwide. Her team found that H. pylori’s unique corkscrew shape allows the bug to colonize the stomach by burrowing into the mucus lining where it is protected from the acidic environment. They found a set of...   More >

Nina Salama

Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology Seminar: The “brownless” brown adipocytes in thermoregulation and metabolism

Seminar | February 5 | 4-5 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall

 Darrell Neufer, Professor, East Carolina University

 Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology

ERG Colloquium: Laura Schewel: Transportation Behavioral Data and Climate Change

Colloquium | February 5 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 126 Barrows Hall

 Laura Schewel, StreetLight Data

 Energy and Resources Group

Laura Schewel will explore how the seemingly
mundane topic of transportation data collection techniques has evolved over the years, along with the surprising new insights it yields.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Undergraduate Energy Career Forum

Career Fair | February 6 | 2-4:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Spieker Forum Chou Hall

 BEACN

Featuring recruiters from companies in renewable energy, consulting, green finance, software, and oil and gas including:
Ford
Southern California Edison
EDF
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
EPRI
CPUC
Navigant
Strategen
Pattern Energy
E3
8minute Solar Energy
Energy Solutions
EVgo
Alameda Power
Marin Clean Energy
Axiom Exergy
Heila Microgrids
Ascend Analytics
Extensible...   More >

ESPM Seminar Series, Spring 2020: Dr. Sarah Vaughn (Anthropology): Another Skin: Belonging and Climate Adaptation in Guyana

Seminar | February 6 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Dr. Sarah Vaughn

 Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)

Dr. Sarah Vaughn, Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at UC Berkeley will present: "Another Skin: Belonging and Climate Adaptation in Guyana". Coffee will be available before the talk at 3:00PM in 139 Mulford. Open to the public.

BERC Energy Summit: Career Fair: The Race Against 2°C

Career Fair | February 6 | 4-8 p.m. |  Haas School of Business

 Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative

Join us for the annual Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative's (BERC) Energy Summit. It's the largest student-led energy conference in the country, bringing together over 400 students, researchers, policy makers, industry leaders and entrepreneurs to discuss the world's most pressing energy challenges. This year, transformational leaders will converge on Berkeley's campus to explore the...   More >

 

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Friday, February 7, 2020

BERC Energy Summit: The Race Against 2°C

Conference/Symposium | February 7 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Memorial Stadium

 Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative

Join us for the annual Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative's (BERC) Energy Summit. It's the largest student-led energy conference in the country, bringing together over 400 students, researchers, policy makers, industry leaders and entrepreneurs to discuss the world's most pressing energy challenges. This year, transformational leaders will converge on Berkeley's campus to explore the...   More >

 

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Life After CNR: Student-Alumni Networking Event

Career Fair: Instruction & Student Affairs: Alumni Events | February 7 | 1-3 p.m. |  Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way)

 College of Natural Resources

The College of Natural Resources and the Career Center are hosting its first ever Life After CNR Networking event, where CNR students will have the opportunity to meet alumni mentors from every major in CNR and learn how their degrees led them to jobs in a variety of different areas.

 

  RSVP online by February 7.

Grounds for Science Bridging the Gap: Hip-Hop and Earth Science

Presentation | February 7 | 7-8 p.m. |  Hip Hop Juice Box

 3960 Adeline Street, Emeryville, CA 94608

 Robin D. Lopez, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management

 Science@Cal

Science has enabled countless innovations and inspiring moments. However, often the excitement of world-class scientific endeavors seldom permeates beyond the walls of the ivory tower. Equal efforts are necessary within science communication to inspire diverse demographics who are fully capable of catalyzing change. Robin will highlight how he’s challenging the status quo of both science...   More >

Bridging the Gap: Hip-Hop & Earth Science with Robin D. Lopez