To address fossil fuel dependency in the housing sector, the project is focusing on large scale retrofitting of existing homes.
A recent report led by Barbara Haya and team found these projects to be unfounded in their claims to mitigate climate change.
CITRIS principal investigators will use the funding to fuel a variety of projects aimed at achieving California’s climate goals.
CITRIS Climate Director Michele Barbato has been honored for his advancements in earthen construction by the UC Davis Office of Research.
The California Institute for Energy and Environment (CIEE) has announced a new solicitation to fund a suite of research products.
UC Davis professors Valeria La Saponara and Michele Barbato are working to create ecologically sound wind turbine blades from bamboo and mycelium.
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.
CITRIS PI Gil Tal calls plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, or PHEVs, a gateway to electric vehicle usage.
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.
Researchers led by Barbara Haya found that registries allow developers to over-credit carbon offset projects with climate savings benefits.
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.
CITRIS Climate researcher Barbara Haya encourages people to instead make cash contributions directly to a climate-positive cause.
CITRIS researcher Daniel Kammen co-authored an IPCC report that found links between inequity and vulnerability to climate change.
When California saw an unprecedented heat wave over Labor Day weekend, CITRIS researchers were on hand to explain.
CITRIS PI Anthony Wexler recently spoke to USA Today about how air pollution affects human welfare.
Per his research, California can reach neutrality by 2035 by prioritizing affordable renewable energy technologies.
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.
CITRIS seeks applicants for two key staff positions at the headquarters at UC Berkeley.
Several projects led by CITRIS affiliates are among the climate resilience efforts already making a difference in Californians’ lives.
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.
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.
Barbara Haya, a research fellow working with CITRIS Climate and the California Institute for Energy and Environment (CIEE) discusses offsetting carbon emissions.
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.