The social cost of carbon—an estimate of the economic harm caused by each additional ton of carbon dioxide—allows policy makers to evaluate the economic consequences of emissions and make informed decisions about climate change.
Marc Hellerstein, a professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology, is featured in a recent Los Angeles Times Studios episode on vaccination.
As part of the 150 Years of Women at Berkeley campaign, faculty, students, and staff share their stories in a recent video project led by professor emerita Sung.
After winning first place in the UC Berkeley Grad Slam last month, metabolic biology student Adélaïde Bernard will represent campus at the systemwide Grad Slam competition on May 7th.
A recent MSNBC News segment discusses the use of prescribed burns for wildfire mitigation in Blodgett Forest.
Released on Earth Day, the documentary spotlights Rosenblum's amphibian conservation research in one of seven segments.
Berkeley Student Farms is a coalition of student-run gardens dedicated to giving student-farmers ownership over the foods they grow, reconnecting to the land’s indigenous heritage, and empowering leadership, collaboration, and onsite learning.
This moderated discussion featured a panel of UC Berkeley experts will pore over the myriad ways modern civilization interacts with fungi. The panel will speak to our millennia-long appetite for them in cuisines throughout the world, as well as their evolving presence in commerce, medicine (including the use of psilocybin in modern mental health treatments), public health (including indoor air quality and the spread of opportunistic disease), as well as the impact climate change is having on the mushroom season.
In a new study, researchers in professor Sabeeha Merchant's lab outline a previously unknown similarity between bacteria and more complex forms of life.
The images submitted to the 2020 Rausser College photo contest represent the diverse research and activities of the college community.
ESPM PhD candidate Rebecca Brunner discovered a novel communication technique of an elusive amphibian.
View the Rausser College 2020 holiday video greeting.
The Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program series begins with a discussion on the incoming Biden Administration and the global environment.
Plant & Microbial Biology professor Brian Staskawicz made a critical step toward helping plants fight pathogens without pesticides.
Our panel of social media super users shared their insights, addressing how, why and by whom these new communications tools are being shaped. The panel also probed how changes in access to a broader online audience impacts the in-person world—both intended and unintended—and invited viewers to consider the opportunities and challenges for the PMB community as it enters its fourth decade.
Submit your best images by January 6 for a chance to win prizes and to have your work featured online and in print.
Kremen is recognized for her research in conservation biology and agricultural land use.
Banfield studies the genomes of microorganisms such as bacteria and archaea.
The second annual State of College address featured information on faculty hires, equity and inclusion efforts, capital projects, and more.
The recent Albright Lecture featured a discussion between the Trust for Public Land and other community leaders.