Awards of up to $10,000 will support UC Berkeley projects related to sustainability and climate resilience that are ready to proceed to the next stage of commercialization.
Tal weighs in on the promise of PHEVs with Washington Post
CITRIS PI Gil Tal calls plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, or PHEVs, a gateway to electric vehicle usage.
Preparing for a warming world: CITRIS at the vanguard of climate tech research
By supporting interdisciplinary work and seeding multicampus projects, CITRIS helps to keep the University of California at the forefront of climate mitigation and adaptation efforts.
Carbon offset gatekeepers over-credit projects, says CITRIS’s Haya
Researchers led by Barbara Haya found that registries allow developers to over-credit carbon offset projects with climate savings benefits.
Registration is open for the 2023 EDGE in Tech Symposium
Join us Thursday, March 2, for Smarter Tech for a Resilient Future, a virtual symposium highlighting the experiences of experts using emerging technologies to advance innovation for more sustainable infrastructure.
Are carbon offsets too good to be true? Haya suggests caution in Time
CITRIS Climate researcher Barbara Haya encourages people to instead make cash contributions directly to a climate-positive cause.
Kammen talks climate justice with Associated Press
CITRIS researcher Daniel Kammen co-authored an IPCC report that found links between inequity and vulnerability to climate change.
CITRIS researchers discuss California’s recent heat wave
When California saw an unprecedented heat wave over Labor Day weekend, CITRIS researchers were on hand to explain.
Wexler weighs in on effects of air quality on human health
CITRIS PI Anthony Wexler recently spoke to USA Today about how air pollution affects human welfare.
Kammen on California carbon neutrality: We can do better
Per his research, California can reach neutrality by 2035 by prioritizing affordable renewable energy technologies.
Von Meier touts ‘transformative’ solar microgrids in WSJ
The Wall Street Journal asked a group of energy experts which tech had the most potential to mitigate the effects of climate change. CITRIS’s Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier responded.
Job opportunities: Event Coordinator and CIEE Program Coordinator
CITRIS seeks applicants for two key staff positions at the headquarters at UC Berkeley.
CITRIS PIs lead UC efforts to fight climate change
Several projects led by CITRIS affiliates are among the climate resilience efforts already making a difference in Californians’ lives.
Von Meier talks climate change impact on power grid
In a recent AP story, Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier, director of the CIEE electric grid program area, discussed the impacts of climate change on America’s outdated power grids.
Crittenden builds case for diversity in climate tech
CITRIS Executive Director Camille Crittenden offers an analysis of gender diversity in energy fields in honor of Women’s History Month for the Berkeley Blog.
Haya talks carbon offsets in Bloomberg, Washington Post
Barbara Haya, a research fellow working with CITRIS Climate and the California Institute for Energy and Environment (CIEE) discusses offsetting carbon emissions.
EcoBlock serves as PG&E microgrid exemplar
As the California Public Utilities Commission approves an expansion of eligibility requirements for community microgrids, PG&E offered their partnership with CITRIS on the Oakland EcoBlock as a case study of a successful microgrid project.