Fire management in California is not seeing the forest for the trees, says a new study by ESPM researchers.
Alum Lara Cushing is leading the way for health equity
Cushing was recently appointed the Fielding Presidential Chair in Health Equity at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
De-extinction Could Reverse Species Loss. But Should We Do It?
What would it mean to reintroduce woolly mammoths and passenger pigeons now?
Ksenia Krasileva receives NIH New Innovator Award
The grant is part of the National Institutes of Health's High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.
Climate Change, Fire and Giant Sequoias
Adjunct professor Rob York, research forest advisor for Berkeley Forests, joined PBS News Hour yesterday to discuss the impacts of fire and a warming, drying climate on giant sequoias.
Whendee Silver elected as an AGU Fellow
The American Geophysical Union’s Fellows are elected for outstanding achievements and contributions pushing forward the frontiers of science.
President Biden appoints Inez Fung to science advisory council
Fung is one of 30 scientists tapped to join the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, the White House announced today.
Malcolm H. Kerr Endowment Created to Support Professionals From Middle East, North Africa
The endowment supports scholarships for those accepted to the Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program.
Bureau of Land Management 75th Anniversary Symposium
The Parks Institute will co-host three virtual panel discussions on the past and future of the BLM.
A Utilitarian Approach to Global Climate Policy Improves Equity, Environment, and Well-being
Using the ethical theory of utilitarianism would lead to better outcomes for human development, equity, and the climate, says a paper out this week in Nature Climate Change.
Student Spotlight: Audrey Slatkin
Fourth-year Conservation and Resource Studies major discusses her involvement with the Farmlink Project, a volunteer organization combating food waste and food insecurity.
Three faculty members named California Academy of Sciences Fellows
Stephanie Carlson, Damian Elias, and Lara Kueppers are recognized for their notable contributions to the natural sciences.
Inequality built into the grid
Grid constraints could limit equitable adoption of solar energy in California.
Fire and the foothills: reducing wildfire threats while boosting biodiversity
Research at two UC Natural Reserves aims to reduce wildfire threats while boosting biodiversity.
New faculty to focus on climate change and environmental justice
New scholars across the university will bolster its research addressing energy equity and climate impacts on communities of color, marginalized, and underrepresented groups.
Spotlight on campus cluster hires
Rausser faculty, in both the Climate Equity and Environmental Justice and the Native American and Indigenous Peoples cluster hires, are featured in Berkeley News.
Fall 2021 Incoming Rausser College Faculty
Rausser College is excited to welcome seven professors to the faculty this fall.
Patterns of income and urbanization linked to mammal biodiversity
Assistant professor of environmental science, policy, and management Christopher Schell co-authored a study published in the journal Global Change Biology.
How much wildfire smoke is infiltrating our homes?
Scientists used crowdsourced data to find out how well Californians are able to stay safe on smoky days.
Patrick Gonzalez to advise White House on climate change and biodiversity
Patrick Gonzalez, an associate adjunct professor of environmental science, policy, and management, joins the Office of Science and Technology Policy.