Panel Discussion | November 18 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 820 Barrows Hall
Daniel Kammen, ERG Chair, Professor, Energy and Resources Group; James Bishop, Professor, Earth and Planetary Science; Kathryn De Master, Assistant Professor of Agriculture, Society, and Environment, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management; Alexander Arroyo, PhD Student, Department of Geography
The oceans are warming and acidifying at alarming rates, threatening the collapse of marine ecosystems. Extreme sea-level events put coastal communities at risk. Melting permafrost will lead to landslides, avalanches, rockfalls, and floods.
A recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations body responsible for assessing the science related to climate... More >
Fall 2019 Research Showcase: The CNR poster session for presenting research to the Berkeley community
Conference/Symposium | November 19 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Morgan Lounge
College of Natural Resource students will be presenting the research that they have been involved with during their time here at UC Berkeley.
Lecture | November 19 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Reinaldo Funes, (University of Havana / Yale University)
Environmental historian Reinaldo Funes (University of Havana / Yale University) will speak about the development of the concept of "geotransformation" in socialist Cuba and ideas, projects, and policies for its implementation during the Cold War.
Seminar | November 20 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library
MVZ Lunch is a graduate level seminar series (IB264) based on current and recent vertebrate research. Professors, graduate students, staff, and visiting researchers present on current and past research projects. The seminar meets every Wednesday from 12- 1pm in the Grinnell-Miller Library. Enter through the MVZ's Main Office, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, and please let the receptionist... More >
Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "One Small Molecule for a Microbe, a Giant Leap for Natural Products"
Seminar | November 20 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall
Nigel Mouncey, Director, DOE Joint Genome Institute
Dr. Mouncey joined the DOE Joint Genome Institute in 2017 as the fourth Director in its 20-year history. He earned his Bachelor's of Science in Microbiology at University of Glasgow and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry at University of Sussex. His team has developed production strains and fermentation processes for other molecules such as a new fungicide, propionic acid and long-chain alcohols, as well... More >
ERG Colloquium: Laney Siegner: Social, Ecological and Educational Seeds: Harvesting the Perennial Value of Small Community Farms
Colloquium | November 20 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 126 Barrows Hall
Laney Siegner, Energy and Resources Group
Come to the first iteration of Laneys climate farm school to learn more about existing efforts to build climate resilient, equitable, re-localized food systems.
Seminar | November 21 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Tadeu Siqueira, Brazilian ecologist and Professor at São Paulo State University, will present: "Responses of stream biodiversity to natural and anthropogenic processes in Brazil: challenges and opportunities for conservation." Coffee will be available before the talk at 2:30PM in 139 Mulford; meet the speaker after the talk in 139 Mulford Hall.
Conference/Symposium | November 22 | 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Chou Hall, Spieker Forum (6th floor)
Each year BERC hosts our flagship fall event, Resource Symposium, a half-day event that brings together professionals, policymakers, and academics on critical resource-related topics. This year we are thrilled to announce the Fall 2019 theme of Resilient Cities which will explore challenges and solutions related to resource security, water scarcity, disaster resilience, and the built environment.