ESD’s Bill Collins recently met with Governor Brown and a UN delegation on climate change. California's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could be a model for global leaders in fashioning a universal climate change agreement
The Climate Readiness Institute, a coalition of scientists from UC Berkeley, UC Davis, Stanford University and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, is hosting a four-hour meeting with local water officials and other Bay Area leaders to discuss how academic research can help deal with the current drought and the broader shift...
U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz awarded Berkeley Lab’s Bill Collins with the DOE Secretarial Honor Award, the department’s highest form of non-monetary employee recognition.
As captured on video, LBNL-ESD Climate Science Department Head Bill Collins recently testified (along with Jeff Greenblatt of LBNL Energy Technologies) before the California State Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Resources and Transportation.
ESD’s Jennifer Holm and others recently published a paper (in Biogeosciences) that was noted in a post this week (March 25) on the home page of the DOE Office of Science website.
ESD climate scientists Charlie Koven and Bill Riley have recently developed the mechanistic basis for permafrost carbon-climate feedback within a land surface model, CLM4.5, the terrestrial component of the CESM Earth system model.
ESD’s Dan Feldman, Bill Collins, and Margaret Torn recently observed carbon dioxide’s greenhouse effect at the Earth’s surface for the first time. Their work was published online this past week in Nature.
As part of the UC Global Food Initiative—a research project headed by ESD’s Geochemistry Department Head Peter Nico—three graduate students have been selected to receive $2,500 research fellowships.
ESD Climate Sciences Head Bill Collins was one of 401 Fellows for 2014 elected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS honored these scientists for their contributions to innovation, education, and scientific leadership. Collins was specifically recognized for “distinguished contributions to the field of climate science...
ESD climate scientists Jinyun Tang and Bill Riley have developed a climate model that quantifies interactions between soil microbes and their surroundings.