Margiana Petersen-Rockney, a graduate student in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, was featured in a recent Berkeley Graduate Division profile.
California scientists are fighting fire with fire
A recent MSNBC News segment discusses the use of prescribed burns for wildfire mitigation in Blodgett Forest.
Accelerating California’s climate action
Dan Kammen, professor and chair of the Energy and Resources Group, calls for state leaders to adopt more ambitious goals.
In calculating the social cost of methane, equity matters
A new study in the journal Nature, co-authored by assistant professor of energy and resources David Anthoff, analyzes the unequal economic harms of methane emissions.
Crop diversity enriches soil fungi in depleted soil
Doctoral student Aidee Guzman works with farmers in the San Joaquin Valley to understand soil health—and to support farmers.
Federal water rule does not account for pollution across state lines
Associate professor of agricultural and resource economics Joseph Shapiro is co-author of a new study in the journal Science.
Anders Näär on Preventing Infection with Molecular Velcro
In an interview, Näär speaks about his Innovative Genomics Institute-funded research to prevent and treat COVID-19.
Policy roadmaps for direct air capture of carbon
Directly removing carbon dioxide from the air could help achieve negative emissions, if policies can encourage markets and technology adoption.
Agrifood system diversification promotes resilience
A new study by researchers in ESPM investigates how agriculture can adapt to climate change, biodiversity loss, and food insecurity.
With drop in LA’s vehicular aerosol pollution, plants emerge as major source
Allen Goldstein, a professor of environmental science, policy and management, joins NOAA scientists and state and local air quality agencies for the emissions study.
Soil borne pathogen invasions linked to ecological restorations
Cooperative Extension specialist and adjunct professor Matteo Garbelotto co-authored a study in the journal Biological Invasions.
Warmer California winters drive grapevine pathogen spread
ESPM professor Rodrigo Almeida, professor emeritus Alexander Purcell, and other Rausser-affiliated researchers recently appeared in InsideClimate News.
Early vaccine implies strict social distancing optimal
New research co-authored by professor Larry Karp in ARE Updates evaluates the costs and benefits of stricter social distancing policies.
Giannini Foundation publishes book on California agriculture
The collection features researchers from the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
Textbook redefines global change biology narratives
Associate professor Erica Bree Rosenblum’s new book uses innovative pedagogy and centers on student experience.
Green algae reveal one mRNA encodes many proteins
In a new study, researchers in professor Sabeeha Merchant's lab outline a previously unknown similarity between bacteria and more complex forms of life.
Researchers provide "social cost of carbon" roadmap
In a commentary in the journal Nature, associate professor of energy and resources David Anthoff offers guidance to the Biden administration on climate change damages.
Food-safety guide outlines laws, best practices for urban farmers
Jennifer Sowerwine, a Cooperative Extension specialist in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, is the publication's lead author.
Berkeley's cutting-edge advances in Indigenous archaeology
Assistant professor Peter Nelson discusses how Indigenous knowledge and technological advancements have changed the field.
Getting to Net Zero—and Even Net Negative—is Surprisingly Feasible, and Affordable
A new analysis co-authored by adjunct professor Margaret Torn provides a detailed blueprint for the U.S. to become carbon neutral by 2050.